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Fact-checkers build networks to stop the flood of fake news

False information is often irresistibly appealing and moves too fast to be stopped — which is why it will take collaboration on a large scale to combat fake news.

James Breiner | December 11, 2017

How Malaysia's R.AGE is engaging millennials with investigative journalism

The Star newspaper's scrappy reporting team shows how a fresh product can build a new audience for old media.

Kate Mayberry, Splice Newsroom | December 08, 2017

5 tips for teaching video skills to your newsroom

Newsrooms can dramatically improve their video quality by training journalists in these five key aspects of video production.

Ravi Bajpai | December 07, 2017

Kenya's Mercy Juma shares lessons learned from inaugural Elliott Award win

Kenyan broadcast journalist Mercy Juma discusses her experiences as the first-ever Michael Elliott Award winner — and insights for fellow African journalists hoping to enter the contest.

Sam Berkhead | November 28, 2017

Here are three tools that help digital journalists save their work in case a site shuts down

In the event that a digital outlet folds, here are some tools to allow a journalist to archive his or her work. 

Lauren Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | November 23, 2017

Why news sites should re-think the importance of clicks

Media economics expert Robert Picard recently spoke on the overstated role that website analytics play in news sites' business models — and how we can rethink this.

James Breiner | November 22, 2017

Nigerian multimedia collaboration shows the impact of 'Shifting Sands'

Using digital tools and data journalism, journalists in Nigeria produced a multimedia project investigating sand mining and dredging that would become the most-clicked special feature to date. 

Irene Wangui | November 20, 2017

New app provides reporters with real-time speech-to-text transcriptions at low cost

Who hasn’t wasted hours of precious time transcribing interviews? Recordly, produced by a team from the University of Missouri, wants to make this onerous task a thing of the past.

Renata Johnson | November 08, 2017

Your quick guide to using LinkedIn to distribute content

What type of stories go viral on LinkedIn, and how does the algorithm impact the visibility of certain posts? Here's a closer look at the content process on the business professionals’ network.

Liam Corcoran, NewsWhip | November 06, 2017

Challenges and opportunities in data journalism

A study from Google News Lab and PolicyViz provides insight into the state of data journalism and explores challenges practitioners face in this field.

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 31, 2017

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