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Radio storytelling in Sierra Leone: Giving children a voice

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Teams of young African journalists are using radio as a medium for education, by participating in Pikin To Pikin Tork – an educational radio series for children affected by Ebola

New app aims to be a security resource for journalists


The free app, called Umbrella, includes tool guides and information to help journalists stay safe in the field and online

BuzzFeed News app launches on Android with 'do not disturb' mode and emoji

The News app launched on iOS earlier this summer, and the Android version released today aims to build on successful features such as its approach to push notifications and storytelling styles

How to tweet about your Periscope livestreams with a screenshot

The livestreaming app's new feature enables journalists to quickly share their broadcasts online in a more visual way

How to get that dream job in journalism: Advice from AOL’s Tim Goodchild

Research, preparation and personal branding is the key to the job you want. Check out these tips on how to write your cover letter and CV, and how to approach the interview process

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International Business Times UK shortlisted for top award

International Business Times UK, the leading global new hub owned by IBT Media, has been nominated for Technology and Digital Commentator of the Year at the 2015 Comment Awards, sponsored by Barclays

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How to deal with online rumours and debunking

Tow Center fellow Craig Silverman shared his advice on responsibly discussing rumours and debunking misinformation online in launching new study 'Lies, Damn Lies and Viral Content'

Ophan: Key metrics informing editorial at the Guardian

The outlet's in-house analytics platform, designed to promote the 'democratisation of data', recently launched new features including a bigger focus on attention time

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