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How 'slow' journalism brings depth and nuance to complex stories

By spending more time on stories than is typical, journalists are allowing themselves to give complex beats the in-depth coverage they deserve.

Clothilde Goujard | February 09, 2017

Tips for media outlets looking to counter hate speech against migrants, refugees

With anti-immigrant sentiment on the rise in many countries, a group of journalists and officials discussed how the media can report on migrants and refugees more ethically.

Patrick Butler | February 03, 2017

Ethical Journalism Network releases new guidelines for migration coverage

A new five-point guide from the Ethical Journalism Network aims to facilitate fair, accurate coverage of global migration.

Sam Berkhead | October 20, 2016

Medium’s Ghost Boat project brings readers into the investigative process

More than a year after its disappearance, Medium launched the Ghost Boat project to search for answers about a missing boat of refugees — and it's an investigation that continues today.

Belén Arce Terceros | May 24, 2016

Advice for interviewing refugees with respect and compassion

As the current refugee crisis continues to make headlines, how can journalists interview refugees without bringing up the horror, shock and fear they've experienced? Here are some tips.

Sherry Ricchiardi | April 25, 2016

New Ethical Journalism Network report examines international media coverage of migration

To mark International Migrants Day, the Ethical Journalism Network releases a report that views media coverage of global migration through a critical lens.

Sam Berkhead | December 18, 2015

How four outlets present news-centered issues through personal essays

Vox, Time magazine and others are going beyond the op-ed to present topical issues through a personal lens. 

Dena Levitz | November 05, 2015

How reporters are using social media to cover the refugee crisis in Europe

With hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees flooding into Europe this summer, several journalists have traveled to the epicenter of the crisis to provide 360-degree coverage.

Sam Berkhead | September 10, 2015