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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

The fact-checking army waging war on 'fake news'

A new cooperative, spearheaded by the founder of Politifact, is mobilizing to take on fake news at a large scale. 

Bianca Fortis, MediaShift | November 03, 2017

3 tools for tracking and measuring your newsroom's impact

Tools can help journalists move beyond just website metrics and get a bigger picture about how people engage, react and converse about stories. 

Oren Levine | November 02, 2017

6 tips for protecting your mental health when reporting on trauma

Traumatic events can be challenging to cover. The following techniques can help journalists build their own resiliency and learn how to report sensibly on trauma-related issues.

Arun Karki | November 01, 2017

Challenges and opportunities in data journalism

A study from Google News Lab and PolicyViz provides insight into the state of data journalism and explores challenges practitioners face in this field.

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 31, 2017

Fact-checking and independent media: weapons against 'fake news' in Ukraine

Fact-checking and quality independent journalism remain vital in combatting the ever-evolving problem of "fake news" in Ukraine. 

Judith Langowski | October 30, 2017

Not a revolution (yet): Data journalism hasn’t changed that much in 4 years, a new paper finds

A new research paper examining data journalism projects nominated for awards over the past four years has found the "data revolution" still isn't as large and widespread as previously thought. 

Lauren Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | October 27, 2017

Journalist of the month: Hannah Ojo

Hannah Ojo uses an arsenal of digital tools and data to bring "power to the pen" in Nigeria. 

Alanna Dvorak | October 26, 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

8 worldwide journalism opportunities to apply for in November

Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in November. 

IJNet | October 24, 2017

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