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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

4 tips for staying safe when covering disaster or unrest

Journalists are often tasked with covering dangerous and chaotic situations. Two Nepalese journalists, with experience covering protests and natural disasters, offer advice on how to stay safe. 

Arun Karki | October 23, 2017

8 key trends in local journalism

Digital technologies have disrupted local journalism, but also produced new possibilities. Here are eight ideas, gleaned from research in the Pacific Northwest, of how newsrooms can respond to the challenge. 

Damian Radcliffe | October 20, 2017

Diversify Photo hoping to add fresh perspectives to photography

Diversify Photo, a database that connects photographers of color with editors across the US, is hoping to offer new perspectives in photography. Here are some tips for editors using the site. 

Mandla Chinula | October 19, 2017

Rules of Engagement: When should journalists intervene?

Journalists regularly cover natural disasters and tragedies. Is there ever an appropriate time to step in and help? And if so, when?

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 17, 2017

360° video accessible to all with launch of free guide

Shaheryar Popalzai, an ICFJ Knight Fellow, has launched a guide to 360° video, allowing journalists without tech backgrounds to utilize the immersive medium. 

Alanna Dvorak | October 16, 2017

How bloggers can earn money for the content they publish on Medium

Medium, an online publishing platform, has announced that now anyone can put their articles behind a paywall. But how much can writers really make?

Laura Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | October 13, 2017

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