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What worked and what didn’t in BBC’s hunt for new storytelling formats

BBC's research and development team spent four months experimenting with prototypes intended to move the BBC beyond standard articles. Here are some highlights from their findings.

Christine Schmidt, Nieman Lab | August 09, 2018

Visual storytelling lessons from Humans of New York

Filmmaker Michael Crommett worked alongside Humans of New York creator Brandon Stanton to create a web series based off the popular photoblog. He shares the project's process and tips for other filmmakers.

Corinne Podger | July 12, 2018

Tools from Indiana University detect viral information, who is spreading it

Hoaxy, Fakey and Botometer are three powerful tools for studying and countering online misinformation and manipulation.

Kevin Fryling, Indiana University | June 27, 2018

Artificial intelligence as tool to fight fake news, social bots in Brazil's elections

New technologies are helping to gather large amounts of data, combat fake news on social media and more in Brazil.

Jéssica Cruz | June 11, 2018

Telling character-centered stories of climate change through 360° video

At this year's GEN Summit, journalists presented 360° videos about climate change, offering viewers an immersive experience.

Daria Sukharchuk | June 06, 2018

Weekly digital security round-up: Twitter bugs and media gagging

Each week, African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) posts a digital security round-up — called BYOD — which we will occasionally republish on IJNet. 

ANCIR | May 11, 2018

Knight Prototype Fund winners outline tools to fight disinformation

Winner's of Knight Foundation's Prototype Fund Challenge shared their tools and initiatives to fight disinformation at the International Symposium on Online Journalism. Here are some of the winning projects. 

Patrick Butler | April 30, 2018

Investigation explores uncharted territory using cutting-edge technology

The team behind a transnational investigation shares the methods and tools they used to produce the final product, as well as lessons they learned during the process.

Fiona Macleod, Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism | April 19, 2018

Journalists leave ProPublica to start newsroom dedicated to technnology's impact on society

Investigative journalists leave ProPublica to start a newsroom dedicated to the intersection of journalism and technology.

Laura Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | April 13, 2018

Exploring the possibilities of virtual reality in Latin America

Virtual reality promises to transform the way journalism is done. But is it accessible and profitable in Latin America?

Ana Siu | February 21, 2018

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