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The Washington Post’s latest augmented reality game brings the Winter Olympics into your living room


The publisher hopes the game will help audiences better engage with the different sports while becoming more familiar with AR technology

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Medicamentalia shines a light on global access to health through collaborative data journalism

The third part of the project, exploring access to contraceptives and the factors influencing it, is due to be published later this month


Speakers from CNN and Reuters to share insights at newsrewired, 7 March

Eliza Mackintosh, digital producer at CNN International, and Tessa Kaday, senior product manager for video at Reuters, will discuss mobile-first journalism and best practices for online video respectively

Podcast articleHow the Bureau Local collaborated with more than 160 people in five UK cities to investigate local budget proposals

'You can commit an act of journalism by sitting through and helping out with whatever skillset you have, because you're trying to unearth something that's important and relevant to people in your community'

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 07/02/18

The Bristol Cable secures funding to expand its approach to community-driven journalism

The grant from the Omidyar Network will enable the publication to diversify its storytelling formats and to deepen member participation

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 06/02/18

'Everything is a red flag': The challenges of the new media movement in Syria

Lina Shaikhouni, a member of the Arabic Team at BBC Monitoring, talks disinformation, objectivity and verification

Posted by Caroline Scott on 05/02/18

Quartz's Davos Daily Brief is the latest in a series of pop-up newsletters

The temporary newsletter had a 44 per cent open rate and the organisation is planning more pop-up email briefings this year

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 02/02/18

German publishers are concerned the EU's ePrivacy Regulation is putting their digital advertising revenue at risk, study finds

The Association of German Magazine Publishers (VDZ) found news websites expect their revenue from native and programmatic advertising, as well as digital subscription sales, to drop

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 01/02/18

Kit and advice for shooting and editing with a smartphone

Nicolas Becquet, a journalist and digital platforms manager for the Belgian daily L'Echo, gives his tips for starting out with mobile journalism

Posted by Nicolas Becquet on 01/02/18

Podcast articleCAST: A project building a community news network in Armenia trialled an alternative to expensive mobile data

Using a hyperlocal proximity network, the project team aimed to diversify the media diet in three Armenian villages and test a new technology

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 31/01/18

Advice for navigating the vital but vulnerable world of freelance journalism

From getting writing experience to finding your passion, one freelance journalist and two editors give their tips for making it as a freelance writer

Posted by Caroline Scott on 31/01/18

'Killer Air': 13 HuffPost international editions worked together to cover pollution in eight languages

More than 30 stories in eight languages covered the impact of air pollution around the world and its disproportionate effect on less privileged communities

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 30/01/18

Tool for journalists: Readsy, for speed-reading articles and reports

Eyes feeling a little tired? Make use of the common speed-reading technique 'Rapid Serial Visual Presentation' with this free tool

Posted by Caroline Scott on 29/01/18

New initiative Finding Common Ground offers funding for newsrooms to expand existing engagement projects

The Agora Journalism Center at University of Oregon will provide seven grants of up to €10,000 each to European and North American news organisations

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 26/01/18

The importance of 'cultural absorption' when writing a book fit for the small screen

Misha Glenny, author of McMafia, explains how investigative journalism can be turned into a critically-acclaimed book

Posted by Caroline Scott on 25/01/18

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