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Media partnership aims to improve verification of breaking news online

First Draft News' partner network brings together more than 30 news organizations and tech giants to foster greater cooperation around news verification.

Dena Levitz | October 25, 2016

Google News now highlights fact-checks alongside daily news

How Google News’ new tag emphasizes fact-checking, ReliefWeb’s new apps and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | October 14, 2016

How Agribusiness TV transitioned from a blog to a mobile-first news outlet

By reaching them on their mobile phones, Agribusiness TV is working to engage younger audiences across Africa with agricultural news.

Clothilde Goujard | October 12, 2016

IJNet Live: How to engage audiences and build community among readers

Join IJNet for a live chat on Friday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. EDT to discuss best practices for engaging audiences and share what has worked for your newsroom.

IJNet | October 11, 2016

U.N. human rights council takes steps to protect journalists

The U.N.’s new resolution to safeguard journalists, Facebook’s editorial responsibilities and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | September 30, 2016

How news organizations can keep mobile-first audiences engaged

What's the secret to engaging audiences who always have their smartphone in hand? Paula Poindexter, journalism professor at the University of Texas, offered insight.

Ingrid Cobben | September 29, 2016

Philadelphia Inquirer's Diane Mastrull talks the business of business journalism

Diane Mastrull, a business reporter at The Philadelphia Inquirer, discusses some of her best tips and lessons learned from a career of covering business.

Sahar Majid | September 13, 2016

Journalist of the month: Yusuf Omar

Journalist of the month Yusuf Omar discusses his new job as mobile editor at The Hindustan Times, his work with Snapchat and Facebook Live and his tips for getting started in mobile journalism.

Sam Berkhead | September 01, 2016

What you need to know to get started with Facebook Live

Livestreaming online via Facebook Live can help news organizations reach a wider social media audience at little to no cost.

Shaheryar Popalzai | August 18, 2016

Five ways journalists can engage their audiences in storytelling

There's more to audience engagement than counting the number of retweets or monitoring a comments section. Here's a few ideas for how journalists can better involve their audience in storytelling. 

Clothilde Goujard | July 25, 2016

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