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Facebook's algorithm can distort the news, and other ways new platforms are in control

In this week's Digital Media Mash Up by the Center for International Media Assistance, a discussion about the ways online platforms shape reporting, Vox Media's new US$50 million worth and more.

IJNet | December 05, 2014

A roundup of trends that are changing journalism

New York University journalism professor Jay Rosen rounds up the current trends he expects his students to master by the semester's end. 

Jay Rosen | December 02, 2014

Code for Africa, Open Knowledge offer fellowships [Africa]

Individuals who want to help build African governments and societies that are more accountable to citizens can submit their ideas.

How a team of journalists created the first online news outlet in Oman

Omani journalist Turki Albalushi recaps the creation of the first digital outlet in the country. 

Turki Albalushi | November 27, 2014

Grants fund news delivery projects [US]

The Online News Association (ONA) will award 11 universities pursuing local news coverage grants worth US$100,000.

ICFJ organizes blogging workshop [India]

Media professionals and bloggers will learn about covering economics, climate change, conflict coverage and international organizations during this three-day program in Hyderabad.

How a freelancer turned entrepreneurial journalist launched his own media business

After losing his newspaper magazine job, Mexican journalist Erick Falcon became a digital entrepreneur with a successful website called Todos Santos. Despite the success, he still was asked, "Where is the print version?" 

James Breiner | November 19, 2014

LinkedIn offers free online training for journalists [Worldwide]

Participants will learn to use the site to find scoops and sources, increase engagement and expand audience reach.

HacksLabs offers mentoring, funding for innovative news apps [Latin America]

HacksLabs, an accelerator of data journalism and online news projects, seeks to develop, adapt or scale ground-breaking news apps with US$25,000 grants and mentoring.

MarketWatch seeks bureau chief [US]

Journalists with extensive experience in financial news can apply for the position in San Francisco.

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