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How newsrooms can fight online harassment targeting female journalists

For many female journalists writing sensitive stories, it's become standard to expect a wave of anonymous, online abuse in response to their work. How can newsrooms fight back?

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 05, 2017

Former CNN producer's digital startup covers national security outside the cable news mold

“Imagine a newsroom where half of the room is analysts and half is reporters. You combine what each of them is so good at doing and deliver that every day to the reader.”

Laura Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | September 01, 2017

Kenya political violence highlights urgent need to fight fake news

The disinformation circulated during Kenya's elections is the latest example of how fake news can potentially exacerbate political tensions to the point of violence. What's a journalist to do?
 

Catherine Gicheru | August 31, 2017

Journalist of the month: Ethar El-Katatney

AJ+ executive producer Ethar El-Katatney discusses lessons learned from her career as a journalist, which has brought her from Egypt to the United States.

Sam Berkhead | August 30, 2017

8 global news habits you probably didn’t know about

This year's Digital News Report sheds light on the shifting trends aross the globe taking place among news consumers.

Damian Radcliffe | August 29, 2017

Photojournalists experiment with 'live' journalism

The emerging field of live journalism is presenting unique opportunities, particularly for photojournalists.

Mandla Chinula | August 28, 2017

Mexico's Pictoline brings new approach to making the news go viral

The majority of Pictoline’s revenue — it’s profitable and brought in US$1 million last year — now comes from creating sponsored illustrations for advertisers.

Mariana Marcaletti, Nieman Lab | August 25, 2017

7 worldwide journalism opportunities to apply for in September

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 September.

IJNet | August 24, 2017

Free web hosting service aims to protect journalists from cyberattacks

Tech organization eQualit.ie offers a range of services (including free web hosting) to protect media organizations, advocacy groups, and others who aren't equipped to protect themselves from cyberattacks. 

Janine Warner and David LaFontaine | August 23, 2017

Project Shield offers free protection for independent news sites

If you're a small, independent news publisher, you don't have to spend a fortune protecting your website from cyberattacks: apply at Project Shield and you may qualify for free online protection.

Janine Warner and David LaFontaine | August 22, 2017

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