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Tips for developing a fact-checking project

IJNet Spanish organized a live chat in which experts from Argentina, Colombia and Uruguay explained what is needed to organize a succesful news verification site.

Santiago Sánchez | July 18, 2017

Project Facet aims to make it easier for journalists to collaborate across newsrooms

“Most places are using email, maybe there’s a calendar they share, they’re trying to make Trello boards, they’re trying to get everybody into Slack…the pain caused by tools is not insignificant.”

Christine Schmidt, Nieman Lab | July 14, 2017

Study seeks 1,300 journalists' opinions on improving coverage of mass shootings

Researchers found journalists favor reporting on survivors of mass shootings and long-term solutions to mass shootings along with short-term event coverage. 

Nicole Smith Dahmen | July 03, 2017

New book offers tips for reporting on Islam in US, Europe

"Islam for Journalists" compiles practical lessons and personal stories from those with experience in the field. 

Michael McGerty | June 28, 2017

Potent podcasting: 7 principles to make your audio pop

At this year's GEN Summit, podcaster Siobhán McHugh shared some of the best ways to improve your storytelling while producing podcasts.

Damian Radcliffe | June 26, 2017

IJNet Live: Tips for successfully entering a global health reporting contest

Journalists interested in ICFJ’s 2017 Global Health Reporting Contest are invited to participate in a live chat featuring discussions with senior health journalists, past contest winners and ICFJ staff.

IJNet | June 15, 2017

Journalist of the month: Edgard Matsuki

Brazilian journalist Edgard Matsuki is a pioneer in combating misinformation in his country. In 2013, he created Boatos.org after noticing the growing trend of false information on the internet.

Renata Johnson | June 14, 2017

6 tips for succeeding at drone journalism

Want to hone your drone journalism skills? Be sure to keep these tips from Code for Africa News Fellow Johnny Miller in mind the next time you take flight.

Johnny Miller | June 01, 2017

Covering budgets: Tips for putting faces to the numbers

Reporting on government budgets in a way that catches the public's attention has always been tricky. Make it easier with this tipsheet.

Sherry Ricchiardi | May 31, 2017

On the front lines: Documentary goes inside the life of an international freelancer

How documentary filmmaker Santiago Bertolino produced a film that looks at the excitement, and challenges, of reporting internationally as a freelance journalist.

Clothilde Goujard | May 30, 2017

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