Obama win makes headlines around the world

On November 5, 2008, the day after the United States elected Democratic Senator Barack Obama to be its 44th president, newspapers around the world dedicated front-page space to the historic news.

Jessica Weiss | November 06, 2008

Webb on the Web: Convert Your Newsroom Staff - Part Two

Last week, I talked about ways to convert any staff into digital adopters. This week, I offer five more strategies to try in your newsroom.

Amy Webb, IJNet Digital Media Consultant | November 03, 2008

Guide aims to improve election reporting in Africa

A guide recently released by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) addresses the challenges of covering elections in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Renata Johnson | October 31, 2008

A day in the life: Othman Mohammed, a journalist in Iraq

June 18, 2008 (Translated from Arabic) --

بسام سبتي | October 31, 2008

African journalists face the challenges of a media boom

In the past two decades, as many countries on the African continent spawned revolutions that crumbled dictatorships and opened trade routes, media in Africa have flourished.

Renata Johnson, IJNet Writer | October 20, 2008

Online tool lets students practice editing TV news

The U.S.-based Link TV channel recently released an online learning tool focused on creating international television news.

Jessica Weiss | October 20, 2008

Amid pressure and harassment, Palestinian network remains independent

On an evening in March of 2003, nearly three years after the start of the second Palestinian uprising against Israeli rule (known as Intifada), journalists in a TV station in the Palestinian city of Nablus were caught in the fierce and bloody Intifada warfare.

Bassam Sebti, IJNet Arabic Editor | October 17, 2008

Webb on the Web: Following the U.S. Presidential Elections

I've decided to showcase innovative U.S. elections coverage, because I think that some of the projects currently being offered at news organizations here are spectacular and may help inform the work you're doing in your office.

Amy Webb, IJNet Digital Media Columnist | October 14, 2008

Editor’s Pick: Works to be proud of

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Jessica Weiss | October 06, 2008

Webb on the Web: Google's Chrome, and What It Means for You

Google launched its new Chrome browser not too long ago. It's so far available in 100 countries for free for Windows users. (I'm told that versions for Apple and Linux users are forthcoming.)

Amy Webb, IJNet Digital Media Consultant | October 05, 2008