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Community-driven newspapers reshape global perceptions of slums

Across the globe, residents of slums — or highly populated, working-class urban areas — are pushing back against negative stereotypes with hyperlocal, community-driven journalism.

Anna-Catherine Brigida | December 08, 2016

HANDS fellowship open [MENA]

Mid-level professionals ages 25 to 40 from Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco can apply for an exchange program in the United States.

Tell us what you think about IJNet

How do you use IJNet to further your career? How can IJNet be better? Take a few minutes to fill out our reader survey and you could win an Amazon gift card worth US$50.

IJNet | December 05, 2016

Q&A with Ami Vitale: Building relationships as a photojournalist

For photojournalists, developing intimate, trusting relationships can often make a difference in getting the perfect shot. Ami Vitale, a photographer for National Geographic, discusses what's worked for her.

Mandla Chinula | November 28, 2016

Young Leaders Visitors Program seeks applicants [MENA, Sweden]

Individuals ages 22 to 32 who are working actively with democracy, sustainability, diversity and/or human rights can apply for this program organized by the Swedish Institute.

Middle East Now hosts film competition [MENA]

Documentarians are invited to participate in this festival April 4 to 9, 2017 in Florence, Italy.

Profiles in mobile journalism: Where citizens fit

What role are citizens playing in the growing mobile journalism movement? Around the world, they're using their phones to bolster newsgathering and bring about a new angle to storytelling.

Clothilde Goujard | November 10, 2016

Essential tools for measuring audience metrics and engagement

Want to more effectively measure your audience engagement? Engagement experts recently shared some of the best tools and techniques during an IJNet live chat.

Sam Berkhead | November 02, 2016

Challenges to watch out for when building a news bot

With more news outlets experimenting with chat bots to deliver the news, journalist Eduardo Suarez discusses the challenges behind building Politibot, a bot delivering Spanish-language news via Telegram.

Elyssa Pachico | November 01, 2016

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

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