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Storybench announces Ochre, a new site to showcase and study visual storytelling

In a move to analyze and examine visually focused journalism, Storybench and Northeastern University’s Media Innovation program have launched a new site.

Sam Berkhead | February 10, 2016

WITNESS releases guidelines for ethically using eyewitness video footage

What do journalists need to know before using eyewitness footage as part of their coverage? A new guide from WITNESS breaks down the most important ethical issues.

Sam Berkhead | January 25, 2016

Inside 'Las Rutas del Oro,' a model for multimedia activist journalism

To produce a multimedia portrait of South America's illegal gold mining industry, Jimmy Carrillo of the Peruvian Society of Environmental Rights worked with journalists, developers and more.

Julie Schwietert Collazo | January 18, 2016

2015 highlights in virtual reality journalism

In 2015, we saw virtual reality journalism finally break into the mainstream. IJNet recaps some of the year’s best examples of this emerging medium.

Sam Berkhead | December 21, 2015

Five takeaways from the Tow Center’s new virtual reality report

What makes quality virtual reality journalism? The Tow Center for Digital Journalism recently produced a report to educate journalists on the best practices of this new storytelling method.

Sam Berkhead | December 14, 2015

Backpack journalist Pierre Kattar on how to create engaging video content

Filmmaker and former Washington Post reporter Pierre Kattar outlines some of the necessary factors all aspiring video journalists should keep in mind, from successful production to keeping audiences engaged.

Sam Berkhead | October 29, 2015

Tow Center panel examines consequences of using graphic imagery in news coverage

Where should journalists draw the line when publishing photos and video of tragic events? A panel recently discussed the ethics of graphic imagery at Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism.

Sam Berkhead | October 13, 2015

Journalist of the month: Kiarinna Parisi Pedrá

Venezuelan journalist of the month Kiarinna Parisi Pedrá began her journalism career in her native country before landing a position with Univision in Atlanta.

IJNet | September 29, 2015

Facebook now lets verified journalists live-stream video to followers

Journalists with verified Facebook pages can now deliver breaking news to their followers through Mentions, a live-streaming app.

Sam Berkhead | September 18, 2015

How reporters are using social media to cover the refugee crisis in Europe

With hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees flooding into Europe this summer, several journalists have traveled to the epicenter of the crisis to provide 360-degree coverage.

Sam Berkhead | September 10, 2015

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