January 9th, 2014 | by EJC
It's notoriously difficult to win large audiences for important documentaries about current global events. Johana Bhuiyan looks at how Vice Media's 'Correspondent Confidential' has helped reporters do so.
December 30th, 2013 | by EJC
On November 21, Mustafa Nayyem, one of Ukraine’s top journalists, called on his Facebook friends and followers to gather at the Monument of Independence at 10.30 p.m. to protest against the government’s decision to back away from European Union integration talks. The gathering has now grown into a massive, well co-ordinated, socially networked protest movement in which the Ukrainian media has come of age
December 23rd, 2013 | by EJC
With the purpose of helping journalists from different regions and reaches of the country improve their coverage of the conflict and post-conflict in Colombia, and the goal of creating a network of colleagues that specialize on these issues, several organizations have joined to launch a new digital project, Plataforma de Periodismo
December 19th, 2013 | by EJC
@Verdade, Mozambique's leading newspaper, was the first to use Citizen Desk 1.0 as they covered local elections on November 20. Douglas Arellanes explains how this tool can help make sure the electoral process is not abused.
December 12th, 2013 | by EJC
If you work in hostile environments it is vital that somebody knows where you are. Global Positioning System (GPS) trackers are handy pieces of kit to help journalists stay safe in the field. Helena Williams, from INSI, reviews six devices
December 5th, 2013 | by EJC
Aveseh Asough looks at how BBC Media Action's social media training sessions at partner radio stations in Nigeria have helped instigate social change and participation.
December 2nd, 2013 | by EJC
Every day around the world, untold numbers of journalists are threatened and have their phones and computers hacked. These journalists and their colleagues live in a state of constant pressure and psychological stress. As an effort to address this problem, IREX launched a pilot project in 2013, Supporting Access to Free Expression (S.A.F.E.).
November 26th, 2013 | by EJC
While researching institutions for disabled children, Jordanian journalist Hanan Khandagji found harrowing cases of child abuse. Her efforts were recently recognized by the German Development Media Award.
November 25th, 2013 | by EJC
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press released iFOIA last month at the Online News Association conference. It’s a great tool for reporters doing investigative work in the United States, Karen Fratti explains
November 15th, 2013 | by EJC
All journalists are faced with legal and ethical privacy concerns. When reporting in a crisis zone, these considerations are heightened and reporters are forced to ask; when is it appropriate to publish images of victims’, is it in the public interest to do so, and what privacy considerations must be taken into account? Madoyn Smith investigates.