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Taking on Trump: What journalists need to know about covering a new administration

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, special correspondent at AJ+, and Rafa Fernández, consultant for Mexico and Latin America at Fusion, outlined strategies for journalists covering U.S. President Donald Trump in a live chat.

The 19 Million Project and 6 Degrees | February 06, 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

Q&A with Jacopo Ottaviani: Advice for journalists working on longform cross-border projects

ICFJ Knight Fellow and data journalist Jacopo Ottaviani discusses the longform collaborative data journalism project Lungs of the Earth and offers tips for working on similar projects. 

Auguste Yung | February 03, 2017

Lessons from Russia: How fake news and misinformation distract journalists

ICFJ Knight Fellow John Kluver discusses how, in the age of misinformation, fact-checking creates an added layer of work and risk for journalists.

John Kluver | February 02, 2017

The truth-seeker’s toolbox: How journalists can debunk false facts on their own

A wide range of fact-checking organizations have sprung up around the world to combat misinformation — but using this technique, journalists can fact-check any claim on their own.

Adi Eyal | February 01, 2017

How to tell compelling stories about health issues

Past winners of the Johnson & Johnson Global Health Reporting Contest recently shared tips and insights into producing effective health journalism.

Sam Berkhead | January 31, 2017

CPJ issues media safety advisory for covering US presidential inauguration

Ahead of the 2017 U.S. presidential inauguration, the Committee to Protect Journalists has released a set of safety guidelines for journalists planning to cover the event — an unprecedented move.

Sherry Ricchiardi | January 19, 2017

Contest winners share tips for covering early childhood development issues

The three winners of this year's ICFJ Early Childhood Development Reporting Contest discuss what went into their award-winning stories and offer advice for journalists covering health and development.

Sam Berkhead | January 18, 2017

International news outlets shift their attention to cross-border issues

How news outlets are shifting their international coverage, ProPublica’s audience engagement plans and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | January 06, 2017

The best investigative journalism of 2016

How did investigative journalism make an impact in 2016? Here are some of the top highlights of the year.

Jean Claude Kabengera | January 04, 2017

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