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Writing and Editing

Putting a ‘Spotlight’ on follow-up stories

With many newspapers strained under shrinking budgets, providing follow-up coverage to news events is becoming less common — but this kind of coverage is more vital than ever.

Sherry Ricchiardi | March 23, 2016

How explanatory journalism combats misinformation on the web

Understanding explainer articles’ importance, learning from The Economist’s chat app experiment and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 04, 2016

Ahead of 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro's favelas become hubs of local journalism

In a few months, journalists from all over the globe will descend on Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games. Increasingly, however, local journalists are telling their own stories on their own terms.

Alessandra Monnerat | February 29, 2016

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Want to become an IJNet contributor? We’ve made it easier than ever. Anyone from anywhere in the world can now write and publish an IJNet post.

IJNet | February 08, 2016

New Ethical Journalism Network report examines international media coverage of migration

To mark International Migrants Day, the Ethical Journalism Network releases a report that views media coverage of global migration through a critical lens.

Sam Berkhead | December 18, 2015

8 summer journalism internships to apply for over your winter break

Need to find a summer internship? You still have time to apply to one of these eight paid internship opportunities at newsrooms across the U.S.

IJNet | December 10, 2015

St. Louis Public Radio's Kelsey Proud offers tips for engaging niche audiences

During a recent NPR editorial training webinar, engagement editor Kelsey Proud outlined seven questions all journalists should ask themselves to involve their target audience.

Sam Berkhead | September 16, 2015

On data’s role in investigative reporting: “It’s all about the evidence”

Award-winning data journalist David Donald shares insights on how journalists can use data and numbers to augment their interviewing, writing and reporting.

Sam Berkhead | September 07, 2015

What photojournalists can learn about storytelling from these 'Humans of New York' spinoffs

Two photographers share their goals in creating local versions of 'Humans of New York,' a storytelling project that features a photograph and quote from strangers in the city. 

Dena Levitz | July 28, 2015

The Guardian's advice for turning blogging into a career

How to take blogging from hobby to livelihood, how the BBC overhauled its podcast-making process and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance. 

IJNet | July 24, 2015

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