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Tech Terms for Journalists

How journalists can get started with GitHub

Former ICFJ Knight Fellow Miguel Paz recently released a free guide to GitHub for Spanish-speaking journalists. He spoke with IJNet about how GitHub can benefit journalists of all languages.

Ana Prieto | March 27, 2017

Survey to snapshot the state of innovation in newsrooms worldwide

The International Center for Journalists is conducting a worldwide survey of newsrooms and their technology use. Here's how you can participate.

IJNet | March 27, 2017

This tool changes text color to make online reading easier

When it comes to keeping readers on your web pages longer, Beeline Reader could offer a helpful solution for digital news sites.

Elyssa Pachico | March 01, 2017

How to create GIFs for use in journalism

A GIF, or moving image, can make any news story instantly come to life. Here's a step-by-step guide to easily creating them.

Kevin Beaty | January 09, 2017

How journalists can get started with coding

Knowing how to code is an increasingly valuable skill for journalists — but knowing where to start can be a challenge.

IJNet | November 15, 2016

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

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