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Startup accelerator Media Factory accepting applications [Latin America]

Small teams of journalists working on digital media projects can apply for mentorship and US$75,000 in funding.

How India's Hindustan Times uses Dataminr to find breaking news

By sifting through local social media accounts and other public datasets, Dataminr can give newsrooms a clear advantage in reporting the breaking news ahead of competitors.

Nasr ul Hadi | July 14, 2015

How mobile metrics fall short for news outlets and advertisers

Measuring Internet traffic is no simple matter, but metrics are important for advertisers to determine how much they'll pay for their messages to appear in a digital publication.

James Breiner | July 13, 2015

NOOR and Nikon France host multimedia journalism workshop [Worldwide]

Participants will share experiences and expertise on how to pick up, develop and produce stories covering conflict and human rights issues at this workshop in Bayeux, France.

Future of Storytelling summit hosts contest [Worldwide]

Interactive stories, including web-based work, data-driven art, mobile apps, games, multimedia installations, virtual reality and other multiplatform projects are eligible for a US$10,000 prize.

Q&A with Sonya Song: ethics of gathering social data and more digital newsroom challenges

Song talks the ethics of gathering social data, how she got started in digital media, and what she'll cover as a guest trainer at next week's Hacks/Hackers Media Innovation Bootcamp in Peru.

Will True | July 10, 2015

Quartz Africa seeks writer/editor, freelancers [Nigeria]

Journalists who are social media savvy and have experience in business and economics reporting can apply.

Ways for journalists to understand algorithms

A University of Maryland professor examines the inner workings of algorithms, The Washington Post begins to encrypt its website and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by CIMA.

IJNet | July 10, 2015

BBC's Dmitry Shishkin: 3 takeaways from publishing across 28 languages

BBC World Service Digital Development Editor shares what he's learned about prioritizing language products, adapting to the mobile revolution and more. 

Dmitry Shishkin | July 09, 2015

Smart Film School offers free iPhone video course [Worldwide]

The Smart Film School, led by media trainer Rob Montgomery, is offering this online course for beginners.

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