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Facing censorship, Nicaraguan journalists and citizens turn to social media

Journalists used social media to report about the Nicaraguan protests when independent media faced censorship from the government.

Ana Siu | May 03, 2018

12 journalism innovations from Facebook’s F8 keynote

There’s a lot of stuff journalists need to know from Facebook’s biggest annual event. At the F8 keynote, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled products that will shift how journalists tell stories.

Yusuf Omar | May 02, 2018

New report highlights what’s missing from the research on fake news

A report from Hewlett Foundation compares existing studies on disinformation, social media, and political polarization; focusing on what key information is still missing from these studies.

Laura Hazard Owen | March 22, 2018

Tips for journalists using Instagram Stories

Several Latin American media outlets are experimenting with Instagram Stories to promote their content. Here are some tips for using the platform.

Luis Assardo | March 19, 2018

5 social media trends for journalists to watch in the Middle East

The use of social media continues to evolve in the Middle East and North Africa, so what does it look like today? And what can we expect to see in the future?

Damian Radcliffe and Amanda Lam | March 07, 2018

How to adapt your digital publication to Facebook’s News Feed changes

Experts in social media give advice on how to continue to grow and reach audiences following Facebook's News Feed changes.

Vladimir Vásquez | February 27, 2018

Media organizations experiment with digital storytelling features at Winter Olympics

The Olympic games offer news organizations the opportunity to test out new technology and storytelling techniques. Here are some digital media features to watch for during the games.

Christine Schmidt | February 12, 2018

Challenges and strategies to combat fake news in Brazil’s 2018 elections

Election year is always turbulent for journalists and more so in the age of fake news. How to combat disinformation that plagues not only Brazil but the world?

Renata Johnson | February 05, 2018

Reuters Institute highlights new technologies, business models in 2018 digital media predictions

In 2018, media companies will shift how they interact with consumers, creating more personalized services. We recap the latest predictions from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

Andria Moore | January 22, 2018

Facebook's News Feed changes attempt to curb the spread of fake news

Facebook announced last week that they will update the structure of the newsfeed in a response to criticism over the spread of fake news. But these changes might not provide the answer.

Laura Hazard Owen | January 19, 2018

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