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What 'selfie journalism' can bring to digital reporting

How Snapchat protects sources’ identity, Edward Snowden’s safer smartphone for journalists and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | July 22, 2016

Reuters Institute finds the media is more excited about online news video than their audience

A recent survey found that despite heavy investment in online news video, viewers aren't that interested. Nor is video likely to replace text anytime soon or become a major source of cash for newsrooms. 

Elyssa Pachico | July 14, 2016

4 tips for engaging audiences on Snapchat

Snapchat is becoming an increasingly popular way to deliver the news — but it doesn't have to be a one-way street. Here are some simple tips to get your audiences more involved instantly.

Mignon Fogarty | July 04, 2016

El Universal data project puts a face to Mexico’s 4,000 missing women

How a data team told the story of Ausencias Ignoradas, Turkish media crackdowns and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | July 01, 2016

Q&A with Alexios Mantzarlis: A new age of global fact-checking

Amid the recent Global Fact-Checking Summit, Alexios Mantzarlis of the International Fact-Checking Network shares insights on how far fact-checking has come — and where it's heading next.

Sherry Ricchiardi | June 30, 2016

The most innovative ways that newsrooms covered Brexit

Newsrooms reacted to the U.K.'s vote to the leave the European Union by experimenting with storytelling techniques and other creative ways to cover breaking news.

Elyssa Pachico | June 29, 2016

Seven ways technology is changing the way news is created and consumed

Tech’s evolving role in newsmaking, Facebook’s live video push and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | June 24, 2016

CPJ notes security risks for Iranian journalists using Telegram

In Iran, mobile messaging app Telegram is a popular tool for sharing information. However, the Commitee to Protect Journalists finds this platform could pose risks for Iran’s journalists.

Sam Berkhead | June 14, 2016

Politico editors discuss how social media changed the dialogue in U.S. elections

What do foreign journalists need to know about covering this year's U.S. elections? Politico editors recently shared their insights with a group of visiting Russian journalists.

Samantha Juster | June 08, 2016

How Tanzanian journalists use WhatsApp to report the news

A growing number of Tanzanian journalists are leveraging WhatsApp's popularity and turning it into a tool for finding breaking stories.

Omar Mohammed | May 27, 2016

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