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Photojournalists experiment with 'live' journalism

The emerging field of live journalism is presenting unique opportunities, particularly for photojournalists.

Mandla Chinula | August 28, 2017

Iranian fact-checking site encourages accountability

Fact Nameh assesses the accuracy of statements from Iran's politicians in order to promote truthfulness and accountability. Here's how they do it.

Shenaz Kermalli | August 14, 2017

Automation promises increased efficiency, engagement for newsrooms

Inside The Washington Post's experiments with automation — and how they can be replicated in your own newsroom.

Reuben Stern, Reynolds Journalism Institute | August 10, 2017

How photojournalists can protect themselves in risky environments

When covering conflict zones, protests and other high-risk environments, photojournalists often stand out the most. These tips can help you protect yourself while out on assignment.

Sherry Ricchiardi | August 09, 2017

Innovative 'Enslaved Land' investigation connected three continents

In the latest example of how cross-border collaborations can produce innovative journalism, a recent project reveals the abuses behind the production of some of the world's biggest crops. 

Ana Prieto | August 08, 2017

App aims to help journalists translate speech into any language

Speechmatics, a British company, is working on technology that could help journalists working in several different languages.

Reuben Stern, Reynolds Journalism Institute | August 02, 2017

Fact-checkers create games to help readers spot fake news

Hoping to make fact-checking more engaging to the public, these organizations are producing games where you can test your ability to spot fake news.

Em Okrepkie | July 27, 2017

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

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