James Breiner

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Knight International Journalism Fellow James Breiner created Latin America's first digital journalism center at the University of Guadalajara. For two years, James was the director of the master's program in Global Business Journalism at Tsinghua University in Beijing. James now writes for his blog, News Entrepreneurs, and is a visiting professor of communication and digital art at Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico

Latest Stories

Conscience and credibility in narrative journalism

For narrative journalist Alejandro Almazan, the truth lies in the details, and the reporter's job is to gather those details. Here's how he does it.

James Breiner | May 29, 2014

'Stop the Presses' shows how media can regain lost credibility

Professor Bernardo Diaz Nosty's book highlights the importance of ethics to the future of journalism.

James Breiner | May 20, 2014

Three ways the journalism business is changing

The industry is changing--and sometimes not changing--in surprising ways.

James Breiner | April 29, 2014

Digital news outlets aimed at millennials have an edge in global startup space

Some of the fastest-growing digital media in Asia, Latin America and the U.S. are tapping into a young audience that wants news that is less partisan, more believable and sometimes irreverent.

James Breiner | April 16, 2014

How three independent news sites survived their first five years

Launching a news publication online is the easy part. Paying the bills and surviving for several years is more challenging.

James Breiner | April 14, 2014

Mobile presents strong audience and revenue potential for digital entrepreneurs

Now that social networks like Facebook and Twitter get nearly three-fourths of their traffic from mobile devices, digital media publishers who optimize for mobile can see growth from social media.

James Breiner | March 26, 2014

In new media environment, the public decides who's a journalist

It is the public who decides if a particular voice among the billions on the Internet has the credibility, ethics and independence that we expect from journalists.

James Breiner | March 21, 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