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For media organizations, eyewitness content can be a competitive advantage

Increasingly, news outlets can use eyewitness content to their advantage — it's all a matter of knowing where to find it and how to fairly compensate those who create it.

Chia Lun Huang | March 30, 2016

Three takeaways from USIP’s Arab media panel

In the five years since the Arab Spring, how has the media's role evolved throughout the Arab world? A panel of experts from BBC Media Action, George Washington University and Al Hayat recently discussed.

Fatima Bahja | March 29, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: New round of data journalism challenge highlights reporting on water, sanitation

impactAFRICA launches competition for water and sanitation reporting, projects developed by ICFJ Knight Fellows featured in innovation report and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Sara Olstad | March 25, 2016

The benefits of distributing news under a Creative Commons license

How news organizations can embrace Creative Commons, encrypting your smartphone and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 25, 2016

Washington Post digital chief encourages news outlets to embrace social, mobile news

At the Digital Journalism Conference in Huesca, Spain, Emilio Garcia-Ruiz of The Washington Post stressed the need for news outlets to embrace technology and social media in order to survive.

James Breiner | March 14, 2016

How explanatory journalism combats misinformation on the web

Understanding explainer articles’ importance, learning from The Economist’s chat app experiment and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 04, 2016

The Guardian launches innovation lab to experiment with mobile news technologies

How can today’s newsrooms design mobile products and content that captivates their readers? A new project at The Guardian U.S. aims to find out.

Sam Berkhead | March 03, 2016

What Twitter’s algorithm update means for journalists

Understanding Twitter’s new timeline, the challenges of global data journalism and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | February 12, 2016

How social media spurs evolution at every level of the news industry

Social media’s effects on journalism, China’s impact on African media and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | January 29, 2016

How Internet crowdfunding is driving journalism forward

Journalism’s shift to crowdsourcing funds, Kuwait’s increased control of online media and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | January 22, 2016

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