Bloggers covering Ukraine's elections prepare to face trolls, surveillance

Embattled bloggers in Ukraine, an analysis of BBC News' digital strategy, metered paywalls and more are found in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | May 23, 2014

How media could play a role in the Millennium Development Goals

Media and good-governance advocates are pushing to make access to independent media part of the new global framework for development.

Margaret Looney | May 12, 2014

How Argentina's La Nación opened Senate expense data to the public

The newspaper is empowering the public to verify and understand just what the country's elected leaders are spending public money on, from airline tickets to per diems.

Jessica Weiss | May 08, 2014

Press freedom threatened by digital attacks [World Press Freedom Day]

Journalists and bloggers who try to reveal corruption, electoral rigging and inefficient public policies become the target of digital warfare.

Jorge Luis Sierra | May 02, 2014

Poderopedia chapters in Venezuela and Colombia will map who is who in business and politics

Poderopedia, the platform that maps relationships among the powerful in Chile, expands.

Miguel Paz | May 01, 2014

“Yo Informo” lets Panama's voters report election abuses, question candidates

A new project in Panama engaged the public during the run-up to the country's May 4 elections.

Luis Botello | May 01, 2014

How a Mexican blogger created a business with political satire

Chumel Torres' satiric take on politics and journalism has managed to attract 483,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel in just one year.

James Breiner | March 14, 2014

Tips for freelance journalists reporting from protest zones

In light of the recent protests in Thailand, Ukraine and Venezuela, it’s more important than ever to revisit how freelance journalists can protect themselves.

Carlos Cabrera | March 03, 2014

Tips for journalists requesting information from authorities

Power sets barriers and the reporter pushes back against them. A veteran investigative journalist offers tips for getting access to the info you need.

Maye Primera | February 17, 2014

New tool empowers a citizen journalism community in Mozambique

Citizen Desk enables news organizations to more effectively incorporate citizen journalism into their work.

Jessica Weiss | July 08, 2013