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Measuring Impact

Measuring Impact

Building data journalism products with users in mind

Roper suggests conceptualizing each project with three distinct groups in mind: partners, users and audience, with each group needing its own metric for monitoring success. 

Chris Roper | July 30, 2015

Violence against journalists: finding the media’s role in reporting press freedom violations

A group of students from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs conducted a cross-country study on how the press cover journalists safety. 

Carolina Morais Araujo | July 15, 2015

How mobile metrics fall short for news outlets and advertisers

Measuring Internet traffic is no simple matter, but metrics are important for advertisers to determine how much they'll pay for their messages to appear in a digital publication.

James Breiner | July 13, 2015

Q&A with Sonya Song: ethics of gathering social data and more digital newsroom challenges

Song talks the ethics of gathering social data, how she got started in digital media, and what she'll cover as a guest trainer at next week's Hacks/Hackers Media Innovation Bootcamp in Peru.

Will True | July 10, 2015

Tips on preparing an effective journalism grant proposal

Djordje Padejski, the interim fellowship impact leader for the JSK Journalism Fellowships at Stanford, shares 15 tips on how to write a cohesive, detail-oriented grant proposal.

Djordje Padejski | July 03, 2015

Five key questions journalists should ask to raise audience engagement

ICFJ Knight Fellow Juan Manual Casanueva lists five questions journalists should ask before implementing a citizen engagement tech project in the newsroom.

Juan Manuel Casanueva | June 30, 2015

#GENSummit Data Journalism Award winners to watch

At the fourth annual Data Journalism Awards, journalists from around the world showcased their innovative and impactful stories.

Will True | June 22, 2015

How Jacqui Maher landed at BBC News Labs

IJNet chats with interactive journalist Jacqui Maher, who is based in the U.K. at BBC News Labs.

Ashley Nguyen | June 17, 2015

Recommended equipment for mobile journalists

Advice from a mobile journalist on equipment, Facebook Instant Articles debut and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | May 15, 2015

ICFJ Knight roundup: How deforestation is affecting Indonesia

The Ekuatorial team displays environmental degradation in Indonesia through longform journalism and mapping, user experience gets a hackathon in Buenos Aires and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

ICFJ Knight | May 15, 2015

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