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How community news can solve the problems of parachute journalism

Inside the growing push toward locally focused journalism around the world, from Ferguson, Missouri to Rio de Janeiro.

Anna-Catherine Brigida | December 13, 2016

How journalists used social media to cover the biggest news events of 2014

From Vine to WhatsApp to Reddit, here are some of the most interesting ways reporters used (and misused) social media to cover the major headlines of the year. 

Jessica Weiss | December 19, 2014

How AJ+ covered Ferguson with just a mobile device

AJ+, Al Jazeera's new digital news outlet, has reported from some of the year’s biggest U.S. news events with little more than an iPhone.

Jessica Weiss | December 15, 2014