Community Engagement

Community Engagement


ProPublica's Amanda Zamora: For best engagement results, create communities

ProPublica's Senior Engagement Editor Amanda Zamora shares her organization's social media successes and which news outlets' social strategies she's watching.

Angelique Lu | July 01, 2015

Five key questions journalists should ask to raise audience engagement

ICFJ Knight Fellow Juan Manual Casanueva lists five questions journalists should ask before implementing a citizen engagement tech project in the newsroom.

Juan Manuel Casanueva | June 30, 2015

Covering Haiti and the Dominican Republic: Two journalists weigh in

As people of Haitian descent face potential deportation from the Dominican Republic, these journalists examine whether and how newsrooms can do a better job covering stories in the two countries. 

Julie Schwietert Collazo | June 23, 2015

Six takeaways from the Reuters 2015 Digital News Report

IJNet combed through the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism report to find six takeaways that will prove useful for anyone working in the digital news arena.

Natasha Tynes | June 19, 2015

Public outreach fellowship open [Worldwide]

The Open Society Foundations seek candidates with innovative approaches to social issues like human rights and access to information.

BBC World Service future-proofs its news apps to match tech boom in Africa

BBC World Service has its eye on Africa as the continent evolves technologically. In an effort to make sure its dominance continues to be felt digitally, the news outlet is turning to locals for help.

Ashley Nguyen | June 17, 2015

Trademarks of the millennial journalist: Going beyond the article

Here we profile several skills and tasks that are becoming trademark for a new-school digital native who’s either going beyond the article or expounding upon it with new bells and whistles.

Dena Levitz | June 16, 2015

AJ+ producer on why the media should be careful with hashtag use

Shadi Rahimi of AJ+ shares the pros and cons of hashtag use, BBC Worldwide Labs opens doors for eight media startups and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by CIMA.

IJNet | June 12, 2015

Startup School seeks interns [Egypt]

Creative media people who are passionate about design and social media can apply for this internship in Cairo.

How journalists can protect sources in the digital age

How the digital age is affecting journalists' source protection, how online news is helping journalists in Venezuela and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by CIMA.

IJNet | June 05, 2015