NPR launches, a hand-picked guide to great podcasts

With an ever-growing selection of podcasts available on the web, finding the best ones to listen to can be a challenge. That's where NPR's new comes in.

Sam Berkhead | November 03, 2015

Google puts US$170 million toward digital news innovation

How Google is investing in digital media, lessons learned from the London Hacks/Hackers event and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | October 30, 2015

Twitter delivers curated news coverage with new 'Moments' feature

The new feature allows users to follow along with breaking news, TV shows, sports and other entertainment via a collection of curated tweets and multimedia.

Sam Berkhead | October 06, 2015

New app Reporta provides safety net for journalists operating in danger zones

The International Women’s Media Foundation's security app lets journalists check in with contacts and signal emergencies from their mobile phones.

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 29, 2015

Facebook now lets verified journalists live-stream video to followers

Journalists with verified Facebook pages can now deliver breaking news to their followers through Mentions, a live-streaming app.

Sam Berkhead | September 18, 2015

Pro smartphone journalism part 2: Hand-held shooting tips

In a follow-up to his first piece on stabilizing rigs for your mobile camera, Packer offers breathing techniques, shooting postures and other ways to ensure a clear shot. 

Lynn Packer | August 11, 2015

The New York Times R&D Lab experiments with machine learning

How machine learning is getting rid of time-consuming tasks, Cory Haik discusses The Washington Post's mobile strategy and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by CIMA.

IJNet | August 07, 2015

Pro smartphone journalism part 1: Four ways to stabilize your camera

Shaky videos are either a sign of video journalists new to the craft or a lack of proper equipment. These four types of rigs can help secure a smooth shot. 

Lynn Packer | August 06, 2015

Wearables: A news distribution dream

Now that people can receive news on their wrist, news outlets have a responsiblity to tailor those notifications as much as possible. ICFJ Knight Fellow Christopher Guess gives some insight on how. 

Christopher Guess | August 05, 2015

Online spaces for journalists to find advice and fellow freelancers

Web-based communities for journalists, why your car might become a digital platform for news and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | July 17, 2015