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Local newspaper in Brazil creates roadmap for digital innovation

How Correio, a local paper with limited resources, brought innovative tools into its newsroom to grow its online metrics.

Elyssa Pachico | March 13, 2017

New app aims to end online news' echo chamber

Read Across the Aisle's filter-bubble-bursting ambitions, big changes at The Huffington Post and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 10, 2017

How to finance your next journalism project through crowdfunding

Journalists who have financed projects via crowdfunding discuss the elements of a successful campaign.

Clothilde Goujard | March 09, 2017

5 ways to make your email newsletters stand out

Newsletters are a great way for journalists and news outlets to reach their readers. These five strategies can help you take advantage of their renewed popularity.

Rachel Wise, Reynolds Journalism Institute | March 07, 2017

How an independent news site in El Salvador raised $27,000 in crowdfunding

El Salvador's El Faro found success with crowdfunding — making it one of the first Central American news sites to do so. Here's how digital media startups can replicate its success.

Jordy Meléndez | February 27, 2017

How digital media sites can monetize their social capital

What is social capital — and why does it matter to digital news sites looking for a successful business model? France's Mediapart and the Netherlands' De Correspondent can serve as models to follow.

James Breiner | February 16, 2017

How a small news site successfully ran Croatia's first media crowdfunding campaign

In an encouraging sign of the potential for crowdfunding campaigns to support local journalism, an independent Croatian media site attracted hundreds of backers to support their reporting. Here's how they did it.

Lela Vujanić | February 07, 2017

Partnerships with Facebook, Snapchat raise concerns over media business models

News outlets face challenges in partnering with tech giants, Google's fight to stamp out fake news and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | January 27, 2017

In Brazil, journalists overcome economic crisis with entrepreneurship

How media startups like Reinventar Jornalistas RJ and Brio Hunter are helping Brazil's journalists connect and find jobs in an increasingly tough economic climate.

Núria Saldanha | January 26, 2017

Inside The Washington Post's winning business model

With daily newspapers across the U.S. laying off workers, The Washington Post stands out from the crowd, growing its subscriptions by 145 percent in one year and expanding its staff. Here's how they do it.

James Breiner | January 13, 2017

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