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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

CPJ panel explores intersections of gender and media freedom

Increasingly, women journalists everywhere are targeted with gender-based harassment, assault and attacks in efforts to silence them. A recent Committee to Protect Journalists panel examined possible solutions.

Sam Berkhead | May 04, 2016

The most essential skills you need to get a job in journalism

How to snag the journalism job you want, Russia’s press freedom climate and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | April 29, 2016

International Journalism Festival explores the power of networks and platforms

Discussion at this year’s International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy was centered around the release of the Panama Papers and Facebook’s F8 developer conference.

Stephen Abbott Pugh | April 27, 2016

News industry turns to bots to improve journalism

How bots are improving news efficiency, Mexico’s new independent radio service and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | April 08, 2016

ONA’s social newsgathering ethics code highlights ethical guidelines, best practices

Social newsgathering has its own complex set of potential ethical pitfalls, from verification to giving credit to the content creator. Here’s how ONA’s new ethics code can help.

IJNet | April 07, 2016

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

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