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Tech Terms for Journalists

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

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, NewsWhip | 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, Nieman Lab | 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

4 free digital tools for newsrooms

Journalists can use free digital tools to help introduce more innovative storytelling methods to their newsrooms. 

Maria Mora | October 06, 2017

Storytelling tools to reach low-literate readers

To reach low-literate internet users in countries like India, journalists should utilize new tools and techniques to aid in visual storytelling techniques.

Ritvvij Parrikh | October 05, 2017

When reporting in VR, don’t forget the story

Virtual reality in journalism is growing in popularity as an immersive new tool. But it's important to remember that while VR can enhance a story, a narrative is still critical to successfully tell a story in VR.

Zahra Rasool, MediaShift | October 03, 2017

Naija Data Ladies: The rise of a network of women data journalists in Nigeria

A group of female journalists and data experts are working to change the digital media landscape in Africa’s most populous country.

Irene Wangui | September 27, 2017

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