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New geojournalism platform is changing how reporters cover Africa’s longest river

The Nile River flows through 11 countries, and news coverage is largely fragmented. InfoNile is a new geojournalism project that uses data and mapping to better cover water-related issues in the region.

Irene Wangui | September 21, 2018

Journalists share experience covering US border issues and family separation

When the news of the U.S. family separation policy broke in May, four journalists began covering the story as part of an IWMF fellowship.

Naomi Harris | September 19, 2018

Leaders of Argentina's feminist magazine share tips for covering femicide

At Media Party 2018 in Buenos Aires, women from LatFem led a session with tips for covering femicide and other violence against women, which is a rampant problem in Latin America.

Jacqueline Strzemp | September 05, 2018

Will Mexico’s new president improve press security?

Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) will become Mexico’s president in December. After a decade of increasing violence against journalists, will AMLO's presidency signal a better future?

Lisa Martine Jenkins | September 04, 2018

Experts offer insights into drone innovation

Drones are becoming a powerful tool for investigations and social issue reporting around the globe, but not without challenges. Experts share what they've learned. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | August 20, 2018

Best practices for reporting on mass shootings

Using best reporting practices when covering mass shootings — like the ones included here — helps prevent copycats and minimizes inaccurate speculations.

Cristiana Bedei | August 08, 2018

Interview with Alisa Sopova: Lessons from the state of Ukrainian media

Alisa Sopova is a journalist from Donetsk, Ukraine. She spoke to IJNet about the challenges in Ukrainian media, and what journalists and non-journalists can learn from the country. 

Sam Berkhead | July 31, 2018

Resources for covering migration and refugees

IJNet pulled together a list of resources that provide best practices, guidelines and expert advice on covering migration.

Sherry Ricchiardi | July 30, 2018

Covering global sporting events through a non-sports lens

To wrap-up World Cup coverage, IJNet collected tips for finding alternative narratives at international sporting events.

Taylor Mulcahey | July 20, 2018

Nigeria’s Abubakar Ibrahim shares lessons for humanizing conflict stories

Abubakar Ibrahim received the 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling for his story about the large population of internally displaced persons in Nigeria, Cameroon and Niger.

Taylor Mulcahey | July 18, 2018

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