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Tech Terms for Journalists

The basics of phishing attacks: What journalists need to know to stay safe

Understanding how hackers operate is the first step to protecting your phone or computer from a cyberattack. 

Jorge Luis Sierra | October 26, 2016

News startups turn to geolocation to better serve readers

In the wake of geolocation-based apps like Pokemon Go, news startups are looking to this technology to customize readers' content based on their location.

Clothilde Goujard | August 11, 2016

How blockchain technology can boost freedom of the press

Blockchain’s role in journalism, the future of digital media and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | August 05, 2016

First-ever drone journalism bootcamp trains South African reporters

ICFJ Knight Fellow Chris Roper discusses the drone journalism camp he recently organized for journalists and civil rights groups in Cape Town — the first of its kind in South Africa.

Sara Olstad | August 01, 2016

Essential tech tools and tips for protecting your sources

The Wall Street Journal’s Jennifer Valentino-DeVries offers guidance for keeping sensitive sources safe in the digital space.

Sam Berkhead | July 05, 2016

Will this year see the rise of the chat bots?

ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh examines how the media will be able to harness this new technology. 

Stephen Abbott Pugh | January 12, 2016

What goes into data bootcamps? Code for Africa's Serah Njambi-Rono explains

IJNet talked to developer Serah Njambi-Rono about Code for Africa's data bootcamps, which have been held in collaboration with the World Bank Institute in Pakistan, Uruguay and across Africa.

Sophie Westover | November 03, 2015

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