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’Steal My Tool’ event showcases collaborative tools and projects

High-profile projects like the Paradise Papers show the impact newsrooms have when working together. These tools make collaborating easier than ever.

Sara Olstad | September 20, 2018

3 tools for creating interactive stories

You don't need any coding skills to use these tools for creating interactive, non-linear stories. 

Jéssica Cruz | September 17, 2018

10 tools for investigative journalists

Check out the 10 best new tools for unearthing, accelerating and keeping track of investigations.

Samantha Sunne | September 14, 2018

33 free tools and project ideas from ICFJ Knight Fellows to inspire your newsroom

Steal our tools! Access these free tools and resources built by ICFJ Knight Fellows to improve newsrooms' multimedia storytelling, audience engagement and more

Marie von Hafften | September 11, 2018

Sensors boost environmental journalism and citizen engagement in five African countries

Code for Africa is using sensors to collect and track recent — perhaps to-the-minute — local data for journalists, citizens and organizations.

Irene Wangui | September 10, 2018

8 worldwide journalism opportunities to apply to in September

Are you looking for new funding, prizes or fellowships? Here are eight opportunities for journalists worldwide that have deadlines in the month of September.

Taylor Mulcahey | August 22, 2018

Experts offer insights into drone innovation

Drones are becoming a powerful tool for investigations and social issue reporting around the globe, but not without challenges. Experts share what they've learned. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | August 20, 2018

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 | 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 | June 27, 2018

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