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ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award

The Syrian photographer who showed the world a war

Photojournalist Karam al-Masri details his extraordinary journey from law school student to internationally-renown photographer. 

Alanna Dvorak | November 09, 2017

Pakistan's Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy on pursuing the truth in the face of opposition

Journalist and filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy shares insights and advice from her Academy Award-winning career.

Sam Berkhead | November 09, 2017

OCCRP's Miranda Patrucić: 'Journalism is your defense'

2016 ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award winner Miranda Patrucić discusses her work investigating the powerful and exposing corruption with OCCRP.

Sam Berkhead | November 14, 2016

Mexico's Carmen Aristegui shares tips for journalists fearful of libel lawsuits

Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui is in legal trouble after her website Aristegui Noticias exposed a high-level corruption scandal. Her advice for journalists fearful of libel suits? "Keep publishing."

Elyssa Pachico | November 14, 2016

How to crack the public information safe with FOIA requests

Public information is often very hard to access, and journalists do not always know how or where to start looking. Here are some tips to find the files you need.

Alejandra Xanic | December 18, 2014

Four tips for thriving as an investigative freelance reporter

ICFJ Knight International Award Winner Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab Wilhelm talked with IJNet about what she's learned about making her own way as a freelance investigative journalist. 

Ashley Nguyen | November 10, 2014

Editor of Nigeria's Sunday Punch shares tips for fostering newsroom excellence

Knight International Journalism Award winner Oluwatoyosi Ogunseye offers advice to other editors for keeping the newsroom competitive, creative and well-rounded.

Ashley Nguyen | November 09, 2014