Advice for building a strong personal brand as a journalist

Clothilde Goujard | Updated at 9:19 a.m. on July 25, 2017 In the social media age, journalists — especially when they’re starting out — are increasingly encouraged to develop and perfect a personal brand on many platforms. LinkedIn profiles with polished resumes, personal websites or portfolios and myriad social media accounts aren’t just for “influencers”…

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Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2017 finds growth in online subscriptions and donations for digital news

The Reuters Institute’s Digital News Report 2017 comes at a time when the entire news industry is beset with existential dilemmas of fake news, rapidly changing business models, and digital transformations. By empirically investigating these diverse narratives, the report finds some surprising results. The internet and social media may have exacerbated low trust and ‘fake…

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“A “Sickness Beyond Borders:” Understanding and Combating Media Capture

By Kate Musgrave Budapest’s Central European University recently hosted journalists, media development experts, and human rights advocates from around the world to discuss the growing threat of media capture. (Photo by Kate Musgrave) When dozens of journalists, media development experts, and human rights advocates gathered at Central European University’s Center for Media, Data and Society…

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