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9 worldwide journalism fellowships to apply for in 2017

If you’re on the lookout for the opportunity that will kick-start your career in 2017, keep these nine journalism fellowships — and their deadlines — in mind.

IJNet | January 03, 2017

Why reader engagement and loyalty matter more than clicks

For digital-only news media to survive, it will be increasingly necessary to cultivate relationships with readers, writes former ICFJ Knight Fellow James Breiner.

James Breiner | December 30, 2016

U.S. media outlets and tech giants gear up to combat fake news in 2017

As 2016 comes to a close, media organizations are teaming up with tech companies like Facebook and Google to take action against the spread of fake news online.

Jean Claude Kabengera | December 29, 2016

How a Chinese news app is boosting engagement by paying users

Bingdu, a Chinese news app, allows users to make money by reading and sharing stories. Storybench spoke with Fei Wang, editorial director of Bingdu, to learn more. 

Auguste Yung | December 28, 2016

News organizations and journalists to follow on Snapchat

Snapchat is becoming increasingly popular among journalists and news organizations as a new way to connect with audiences. Here are some of the best organizations and journalists to follow. 

Clothilde Goujard | December 27, 2016

What I've learned as a Hubert H. Humphrey fellow — and how you can apply

Rwandan journalist Jean Claude Kabengera discusses his experiences with the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship and offers his top tips for applying.

Jean Claude Kabengera | December 22, 2016

Journalist of the month: Sara Cincurova

Slovakian journalist and filmmaker Sara Cincurova discusses her work to bring human rights advocacy to the forefront of her work, her advice for fellow journalists and more.

Sam Berkhead | December 21, 2016

How journalists can make their time on social media more productive

A nuanced approach to social media — based on experimentation and analysis — can help social media editors drive more traffic and engagement on their websites.

Irshad Daftari | December 20, 2016

Checklist for freelance reporters: 'Fortune favors the bold, especially those with a sound plan'

Freelance journalists working abroad need to be able to capture a story at a moment's notice. Award-winning foreign correspondent Jason Motlagh shares his checklist for success.

Sherry Ricchiardi | December 19, 2016

More overlooked outlets where you can pitch your work

Find new online media outlets for your byline in this week's TechCorner, produced by HackPack.press.

HackPack.press | December 16, 2016

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