Digital and Mobile Security for Mexican Journalists and Bloggers
A new survey of 102 journalists and bloggers in 20 Mexican states shows nearly 70 percent have been threatened or have suffered attacks because of their work. In addition, 96 percent say they know of colleagues who have been attacked. Respondents to the survey also say they view cyber-espionage and email-account cracking as the most serious digital risks they face. And while nearly all have access to and rely on the Internet, social networks, mobile phones and blogging platforms for their work, they also admit that they have little or no command of digital security tools such as encryption...
Ten Practical Tips for Covering Development
By definition, development stories are big news in developing countries. The problem is media reports are typically just government announcements of infrastructure development – roads, bridges, hospitals, etc. – and official claims that lives will improve. Those articles turn off the reading and viewing public, and that has some editors pulling their staffs off this important coverage.
Here are 10 tips for covering development from Edem Djokotoe,...
Integrando el Periodismo de Datos en las Salas de Redacción
Este informe tiene como objetivo crear una instantánea de la estructura, el proceso, los incentivos y los recursos detrás de los equipos establecidos de periodismo de datos en siete importantes medios de comunicación de Estados Unidos, Gran Bretaña y Latinoamérica. El objetivo: identificar los elementos comunes que son esenciales para que los equipos de periodismo de datos puedan trabajar con eficacia en las salas de redacción.
Integrating Data Journalism into Newsrooms
This report aims to create a snapshot of the structure, process, incentives and resources behind well-established data-journalism teams at six major U.S. and British media outlets and one Latin American newspaper. The goal: to identify the common threads that are essential for data-journalism teams to work effectively in newsrooms.
Ten Tips for Managing the Migration to Digital Television
Knight Fellow Meredith Beal has written a manual to help African television owners make the transition from analog to digital television. The manual, based on workshops organized with assistance from FCC trainers facilitated by the United States Telecommunications Training Institute and interviews with television station owners in countries which have already migrated, was released at this year's African Media Leaders Forum in...