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Journalist of the month: Thiago Medaglia

Brazilian journalist Thiago Medaglia's venture combines long-form journalism and scientific content to make environmental stories accessible.

Alanna Dvorak | September 28, 2017

Naija Data Ladies: The rise of a network of women data journalists in Nigeria

A group of female journalists and data experts are working to change the digital media landscape in Africa’s most populous country.

Irene Wangui | September 27, 2017

How the Verificado19s campaign is fact-checking Mexico's earthquake

Journalists and activists fact check in real-time to combat fake news and assist in aid efforts in the wake of Mexico's devastating earthquake. 

Belén Arce Terceros | September 26, 2017

8 worldwide journalism opportunities to apply for in October

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 October.

IJNet | September 25, 2017

Venezuela: less freedoms, more journalism

Venezuela's digital media landscape is becoming stronger by the day. An overview of the innovative and award-winning reporting of the South American country.

Nilsa Varela Vargas | September 21, 2017

For women journalists, mentoring can make the difference

Women journalists everywhere have questions about how to navigate and advance in the field of journalism. Experts recommend finding mentors to help guide the way. But how do you find a mentor? 

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 21, 2017

Brazil investigative congress seeks solutions to fake news, press freedom concerns

With trust in the media at an all-time low and press freedom seeing similar declines, what can be done? The 12th Congress of Investigative Journalism in São Paulo sought out answers.

Jéssica Cruz | September 20, 2017

Adaptation, A/B testing and analytics: How BuzzFeed optimizes the news for its audience

Multiple versions of articles — with different headlines but also of different lengths and using different thumbnail art — are shown to BuzzFeed.com visitors until a winning combination emerges after a couple of hours.

Shan Wang, Nieman Lab | September 19, 2017

How fostering community among health journalists can help revitalize the beat

Good public health journalism offers benefits to both society and news outlets, but is often a neglected beat. Can a community of health reporters help improve reporting on this crucial topic?

H R Venkatesh | September 18, 2017

Rethinking news coverage of mass shootings in the age of gun violence

How can journalists cover mass shootings without encouraging future shooters?

Nicole Dahmen and Lori Shontz | September 15, 2017

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