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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 | 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 | 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

Your quick guide to using LinkedIn to distribute content

What type of stories go viral on LinkedIn, and how does the algorithm impact the visibility of certain posts? Here's a closer look at the content process on the business professionals’ network.

Liam Corcoran | November 06, 2017

Atlas Obscura is using virtual reality to transport readers to the world’s distant, exotic locations

The travel blog Atlas Obscura has built its brand around helping people discover the world. Now it's helping people discover the world through virtual reality. 

Ricardo Bilton | October 25, 2017

360° video accessible to all with launch of free guide

Shaheryar Popalzai, an ICFJ Knight Fellow, has launched a guide to 360° video, allowing journalists without tech backgrounds to utilize the immersive medium. 

Alanna Dvorak | October 16, 2017

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