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5 free strategies to boost your newsroom's innovation

Newsrooms around the world are building teams dedicated to producing innovative content. ICFJ Knight Fellow Shaheryar Popalzai has tips to implement one of these teams in your newsroom. 

Shaheryar Popalzai | January 17, 2018

Chinese newsrooms push forward into AI technology

China's state news agency, Xinhua News, announces their plans to bring artificial intelligence into their newsroom as part of a major push by the country to become an AI world leader.

Christine Schmidt | January 12, 2018

Science-driven investigation uncovers Nigeria's ‘Sketchy Water’

By taking a more scientific approach to investigative reporting, Nigerian journalist Hannah Ojo uncovered widespread contamination in Nigeria's sachet water — and helped improve this water's safety for the public.

Irene Wangui | January 02, 2018

Looking beyond Facebook, BuzzFeed turns to new business models

The Facebook-Google duopoly has become an intractable problem for media companies today. BuzzFeed thinks more diversified revenue streams are a partial solution.

Ricardo Bilton | December 13, 2017

Kenya's Mercy Juma shares lessons learned from inaugural Elliott Award win

Kenyan broadcast journalist Mercy Juma discusses her experiences as the first-ever Michael Elliott Award winner — and insights for fellow African journalists hoping to enter the contest.

Sam Berkhead | November 28, 2017

A student's perspective: solutions journalism can help foster engagement, trust

Can the engagement methods of solutions journalism help regain public trust in media?

Morgan Theophil | November 27, 2017

Central and Eastern European journalists collaborate to counter propaganda

Using cross-border collaborative journalism, reporters in Central and Eastern Europe are amplifying their news against populist and propagandized media.  

Judith Langowski | November 14, 2017

The Syrian photographer who showed the world a war

Photojournalist Karam al-Masri details his extraordinary journey from law school student to internationally renowned photographer. 

Alanna Dvorak | November 09, 2017

Pakistan's Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy on pursuing the truth in the face of opposition

Journalist and filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy shares insights and advice from her Academy Award-winning career.

Sam Berkhead | November 09, 2017

From the internet to paper: a digital platform’s experiment to raise awareness on human rights

An investigative digital media outlet is raising awareness about past violations of human rights in Peru —and is utilizing print to reach wider audiences. 

Belén Arce Terceros | November 07, 2017

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