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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

Five tools to protect your social media accounts

Are your social media accounts safe from hackers and other cybersecurity threats? Keep your information protected with these five tools.

Marat Raimkhanov | January 21, 2016

Advice for journalists covering sexual assault stories

In the wake of several high-profile sexual assault stories in the media, a National Press Club panel discussed the best practices for journalists covering this often-sensitive topic.

Sam Berkhead | January 14, 2016

Will this year see the rise of the chat bots?

ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh examines how the media will be able to harness this new technology. 

Stephen Abbott Pugh | January 12, 2016

11 tools for verification and fact-checking in 2016

From debunking urban legends to exposing political inaccuracies, IJNet rounds up the best fact-checking tools for 2016.

Sam Berkhead | December 28, 2015

Facebook launches Instant Articles app for Android devices

Facebook’s Instant Articles go live on Android, data reporting hits the mainstream and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | December 18, 2015

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