Community Engagement

Community Engagement


Al Jazeera's interactive #Hacked game lets readers investigate the Syrian cyber war

Journalist Juliana Ruhfus discusses the collaborative effort behind “#Hacked: Syria’s Electronic Armies,” Al Jazeera’s new interactive game.

Clothilde Goujard | October 21, 2016

IJNet Live: How to engage audiences and build community among readers

Join IJNet for a live chat on Friday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. EDT to discuss best practices for engaging audiences and share what has worked for your newsroom.

IJNet | October 11, 2016

Media fellowship for social issues forum available [MENA]

Professional journalists, journalism students and entrepreneurs ages 20 to 35 can participate in this workshop Nov. 28 to 29 in Jordan.

How news organizations can keep mobile-first audiences engaged

What's the secret to engaging audiences who always have their smartphone in hand? Paula Poindexter, journalism professor at the University of Texas, offered insight.

Ingrid Cobben | September 29, 2016

Women in News program accepting nominations [MENA]

Female journalists from Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine can apply to develop the strategies, skills and support networks they need to take on a greater leadership role within their organizations.

Fund for religion journalism available [MENA]

The Centre on Religion and Global Affairs (CRGA) Journalism Fund aims to enable journalists to write opinion editorials and essays on the role played by religions and beliefs in today's world.

Public Media Alliance sparks dialogue on trust in the media

Journalists from global public media outlets exchanged ideas on how to regain audiences' trust in the media at the recent Public Media Alliance.

Clothilde Goujard | September 20, 2016

Roberto Cimetta Fund offers grants [MENA]

Individuals and organizations working on projects in visual art, cultural policy research and others in the Arab region can apply for up to EUR3,000 (US$3,350) in funding.

UNICEF and CNN Arabic launch media award [MENA]

Journalists who raised awareness of children's rights through their work can compete for an award focusing on the impact of conflict on children in the region.

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