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Andras Petho: Time to Study Psychology in Journalism Schools

Interview with Andras Petho, co-founder of Hungarian investigative journalism outlet Direkt36 Andras Petho spent much of his 15-year journalism career at the Hungarian news site…

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Facebook News Media: The Heroes and Zeros

One would expect the richer western newsrooms to be more agile in commanding online audiences; however, it is news outlets in less developed markets that…

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Media on Facebook: Who Is Winning in Asia?

Chinese and Indian news media command millions of followers on Facebook – but it is in the much tinier Myanmar where news media is really…

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Yong Jin Kim: Nonprofit Investigative Journalism Is the Answer

Interview with the investigative journalist Yong Jin Kim of South Korea Around the turn of the millennium, Yong Jin Kim organized and led the first…

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Bopha Phorn: I Love Chasing Hidden Information

Interview with Bopha Phorn, Cambodian investigative journalist Bopha Phorn is a stringer for the Voice of America (VoA) Khmer language service and a part-time lecturer…

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The Big Facebook Boys in the Russian Commonwealth

Facebook is not particularly popular in the former Soviet Union space when it comes to news media. Outside Russia, though, Facebook news media from other…

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Helena Bengtsson: Bringing People Back to Facts, Our Biggest Challenge

Interview with Helena Bengtsson of the Guardian in Britain, previously the database editor at Sveriges Television, Sweden’s national television broadcaster. Helena Bengtsson is the editor of data projects at…

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Facebook News Media: A Lesson From Palestine

Our MENA Facebook Index shows an exceptional news appetite, but also room for further growth in the Arab world. Today, we released Facebook Index Middle East…

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Orban Launches Attack on Prominent University in Hungary

Hungarian government is poised to shut down the Central European University (CEU), George Soros’ key asset in the country. The Ministry of Human Capacities in Budapest…

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Paul Myers: News Organizations Should Not Be Intimidated

Interview with BBC’s Paul Myers Paul Myers joined the BBC in 1995 as an information researcher. In time, with the growing significance of the internet, Mr…

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