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Measuring Impact

The Listening Post uses GroundSource to reach users ‘in one fell swoop’

Using GroundSource, a phone-based messaging platform, New Orleans' The Listening Post has created a two-way dialogue with its listeners to more closely engage with the communities it serves.

Dena Levitz | April 20, 2016

Dodgy Doctors tool claims new successes in Kenya

Thanks to a data-driven tool from Code for Africa and Kenya's The Star, Kenyan citizens have a way to protect themselves from fake doctors — and government policy is changing as a result.

Catherine Gicheru | March 22, 2016

Washington Post digital chief encourages news outlets to embrace social, mobile news

At the Digital Journalism Conference in Huesca, Spain, Emilio Garcia-Ruiz of The Washington Post stressed the need for news outlets to embrace technology and social media in order to survive.

James Breiner | March 14, 2016

Denmark’s Kristeligt Dagblad newspaper promotes editorial accountability with readers’ help

Journalism is known for its ability to hold the powerful accountable — but who holds journalists accountable? At one Danish newspaper, readers evaluate the newspaper, building transparency and trust.

Ingrid Cobben | February 15, 2016

How ProPublica produces investigative journalism that's both high quality and sustainable

At a recent University of Navarra event, ProPublica's Paul Steiger outlined the company's secrets to success — and discussed how smaller newsrooms can replicate them.

James Breiner | February 09, 2016

The secret to igniting digital innovation in the newsroom

How can newsrooms become more innovative in the digital landscape? According to ICFJ Knight Fellow Shaheryar Popalzai, building teams and cultivating skills are essential.

Shaheryar Popalzai | February 04, 2016

AJ+, Fusion and Timeline offer advice for engaging millennial audiences

The millennial audience consumes news in many unique ways. Here's how startups like AJ+, Fusion and Timeline are leading the way in producing content that keeps this audience engaged.

Jenny Manrique | January 06, 2016

How Associated Media Publishing is going against the grain and embracing print

Across the journalism industry, the 'death of print' has become a commonly accepted fact — but South Africa's Associated Media Publishing is proving this trend wrong.

Leigh Andrews, Bizcommunity | December 31, 2015

Pushing the open government movement forward across Africa

How do you determine how "open" a government is? ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh explains how OpenGov Fellows push the "open" movement forward. 

Stephen Abbott Pugh | December 29, 2015

A look back at this year's biggest advances in analytics

Throughout 2015, the ways in which we publish and share content changed dramatically — as did the ways in which we measure our content's success.

Alexandra Kanik | December 23, 2015

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