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Knight International Journalism Fellow James Breiner created Latin America's first digital journalism center at the University of Guadalajara. For two years, James was the director of the master's program in Global Business Journalism at Tsinghua University in Beijing. James now writes for his blog, News Entrepreneurs, and is a visiting professor of communication and digital art at Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico

Latest Stories

How the media can better understand the fake news phenomenon

In light of fake news outperforming traditional media sites leading up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, what can journalists do to combat this trend?

James Breiner | December 02, 2016

12 ways digital news organizations can generate revenue

How can today's digital media outlets find sustainable sources of revenue? Here are 12 potential revenue sources.

James Breiner | November 18, 2016

Why loyalty and trust are today's key media metrics

As studies reveal that measuring news analytics by users or pageviews might not be as effective as previously thought, the importance of a loyal readership has become even more defined.

James Breiner | September 08, 2016

Distributed content poses new challenges for publishers

As more publishers choose to distribute their content on platforms like Facebook and Google, they enter into a complex bargain that poses unique challenges to the future of media.

James Breiner | August 17, 2016

Universities' media teachings evolve toward entrepreneurial angle

How today's journalism schools are adapting their curriculums to prepare graduates for a rapidly-changing industry.

James Breiner | July 13, 2016

Inside Univision’s plan to reach 500 million Spanish speakers worldwide

Univision's Borja Echevarria discusses Univision's strategy for building a successful business model — both in the U.S. and in Spanish-speaking countries around the world.

James Breiner | June 07, 2016

Investigative news sites redefine the journalistic business model

Increasingly, "watchdog" investigative news sites are defying conventions of the journalistic business model by building strong, loyal reader bases willing to pay for their news.

James Breiner | May 02, 2016

Spain's El Diario finds success with unique business model

In 2015, El Diario, a free digital publication in Spain, grew its revenues by 33 percent. Its secret? A commitment to transparency and high-quality reporting that keeps readers coming back for more.

James Breiner | March 31, 2016

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