Community Engagement

Community Engagement


ICFJ seeks Knight International Journalism Fellow [Worldwide]

Senior journalists with experience in the Global South and a deep knowledge of technology can apply to spearhead the Code for Africa (CfAfrica) data journalism initiative in Kenya.

UNDP accepting entries for Equator Prize [Worldwide]

Environmental journalists who work with local and indigenous organizations can submit a nomination to this award from the United Nations Development Programme.

Examining The Mighty's unique approach to storytelling about disabilities

In just a year since its start, The Mighty has reached 30 million unique visitors and yielded 900 contributing writers. 

Dena Levitz | May 18, 2015

Three tools for measuring media impact

While researching the public's interest in the Ukraine crisis using Twitter, Gabriel discovered the limitations of Topsy, NodeXL and

Gabriel Guzman | May 14, 2015

Community journalism project offers workshops [Brazil]

São Paulo residents ages 16 and older can apply for free training in web journalism, writing for social networking, video reporting, photojournalism and video shooting and editing.

Training course on community news open [Egypt]

The German International Cooperation is hosting a 10-day training program in Luxor.

BBC pushes news and safety tips to Nepal using chat app Viber

BBC uses Viber to offer tips and help those in Nepal stay safe, recommended verification resources, why we should be cautious of Google and Facebook and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | May 01, 2015

Six social media trends to follow

Social media trends to follow, the 10 most censored countries, whether a career in digital journalism is plausible and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | April 24, 2015

How to engage your audience before, during and after reporting

During the America East conference, Levitz spoke with panelists from The Hill, Billy Penn and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s Journalism Sustainability Project about audience engagement, and she carries on the conversation here.

Dena Levitz | April 23, 2015

What hyperlocal site The Bold Italic can teach journalists about storytelling, humor and risk-taking

The San Francisco-based news site, owned by legacy media company Gannett, offers lessons learned after its recent and abrupt shutdown April 7. 

Dena Levitz | April 21, 2015