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Writing and Editing

Tips for using narrative story elements in your reporting

Buttry urges journalists to think beyond the lede and embrace storytelling techniques to give your next piece some color.

Steve Buttry | April 07, 2015

Make your story stronger by writing during reporting process

Digital media trainer Steve Buttry shares how writing as you report can aid your work process and generate a clearer story.

Steve Buttry | March 13, 2015

A roundup of digital media projects innovating in Eastern Europe

As parts of Eastern Europe face civil unrest, media organizations become even more important. The Media Briefing's Krystina Shveda rounds up news outlets to watch in the region.

Krystina Shveda | February 02, 2015

Five journalism opportunities to apply for in February

Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in February. Each is open to journalists worldwide.

IJNet | January 22, 2015

Solutions Journalism Network launches free toolkit

Journalists can learn how to report on the solutions to a social issue, rather than reporting solely on the problem. 

Ashley Nguyen | January 14, 2015

Which Google Chrome extensions journalists should be using

In this week's CIMA Digital Media Mash Up, the best Google Chrome extensions for journalists to use, which media outlets decided to show Charlie Hebdo images and more.

IJNet | January 09, 2015

Tips for editing investigative stories

In the best investigative journalism, an editor’s work begins when a reporter presents an idea and extends to how readers experience the story. Mexican editor Ignacio Rodríguez Reyna of Revista Emeequis shares tips for doing it right.

Jessica Weiss | October 02, 2014

News design, longform storytelling and CMS efficiency: the big ideas at #SRCCON 2014

More newsrooms are creating longform editorial pieces on the web. How can they build these projects without having to reinvent the wheel each time?

KK Rebecca Lai | August 07, 2014

BBC makes its training resources free to the public in 11 languages

If you're in the market for a free journalism education, hundreds of training materials are now at your disposal.

Margaret Looney | June 30, 2014

Conscience and credibility in narrative journalism

For narrative journalist Alejandro Almazan, the truth lies in the details, and the reporter's job is to gather those details. Here's how he does it.

James Breiner | May 29, 2014

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