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How a Chinese news app is boosting engagement by paying users

Bingdu, a Chinese news app, allows users to make money by reading and sharing stories. Storybench spoke with Fei Wang, editorial director of Bingdu, to learn more. 

Auguste Yung | December 28, 2016

News organizations and journalists to follow on Snapchat

Snapchat is becoming increasingly popular among journalists and news organizations as a new way to connect with audiences. Here are some of the best organizations and journalists to follow. 

Clothilde Goujard | December 27, 2016

How journalists can make their time on social media more productive

A nuanced approach to social media — based on experimentation and analysis — can help social media editors drive more traffic and engagement on their websites.

Irshad Daftari | December 20, 2016

Innovative media website revisits Russian Revolution 100 years later

For "Project 1917," a group of Russian journalists, historians and more teamed up to tell the story of the Russian Revolution in a web documentary format. Here's how they did it.

Daria Sukharchuk | December 06, 2016

How the media can better understand the fake news phenomenon

In light of fake news outperforming traditional media sites leading up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, what can journalists do to combat this trend?

James Breiner | December 02, 2016

Resources for becoming a better mobile journalist

Want to get started in mobile journalism? Hone your skills with these online resources, tools and more.

Clothilde Goujard | November 29, 2016

News organizations turn to Snapchat to reach new audiences

Where can news organizations reach their readers and engage in direct dialogue with them? Increasingly, that place is Snapchat.

Clothilde Goujard | November 24, 2016

Media, tech companies move to combat fake news online

Inside the fight against fake news, Twitter’s efforts to silence trolls and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | November 18, 2016

How digital fixers can bring journalists closer to online communities

What it means to be a digital fixer, WhatsApp’s ability to access users’ information and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | November 11, 2016

Profiles in mobile journalism: Bringing #mojo into the newsroom

How are today's traditional and legacy newsrooms adopting mobile journalism? Here's a look at how newsrooms are adapting to this new storytelling technology across the globe.

Clothilde Goujard | November 08, 2016

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