June 12th, 2015 | by EJC
Using live streaming app Periscope the Guardian's Paul Lewis broadcast from different locations around Baltimore throughout the 2015 riots, observing a community making sense of the destruction and chaos happening on their streets.
January 7th, 2015 | by EJC
More people are trapped – abused or tortured might be better words – in slavery today than ever in history. And yet, even as more governments pass legislation to tackle the scourge, and charities scramble for funds to enter the anti-trafficking fray, reporting on slavery is mired in misinformation and misconception
November 8th, 2013 | by EJC
What comes after war? How long does the shadow of violence linger in people’s memory? This post examines some of the issues that journalists will have to be aware of when reporting in that fragile post-conflict situation, as well as the processes of reconciliation and reconstruction
October 30th, 2013 | by EJC
The access to data is a common challenge for all experts using data to understand the effectiveness of development and humanitarian aid. The Open Development Camp 2013 in Amsterdam on the 7th and 8th of November will address these issues and attempt to answer the question; how can we be more open with our data
October 14th, 2013 | by EJC
In a nation with notoriously threadbare public emergency services, civilians have turned to social media for updates and dispatch services. Valerie Hamilton looks at how the Kenya Red Cross used social media to respond to the recent Westgate mall tragedy.
August 12th, 2013 | by EJC
June 30th: the first anniversary of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi since he was voted the first president after the January 25 revolution. Egyptians flooded to the street, calling for Morsi to step down after Egyptians claimed he was incompetent and had not fulfilled any of
April 9th, 2013 | by EJC
Kees Broere (1958) is the correspondent for Sub Saharan Africa for the NOS (Dutch public broadcaster) and de Volkskrant (Dutch daily newspaper). The EJC conducted an interview with him on the conflict in Mali and his work as a correspondent in situations of fragility