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Guidelines for reporting about suicide

Suicide is a sensitive topic and a public health concern that should be reported with care. This article contains tips for responsible reporting from journalists and mental health professionals. 

Cristiana Bedei | June 14, 2018

Tips for reporting on gender-based violence

Experienced gender reporters share tips to to protect sources and avoid sensationalizing or stereotyping stories of gender-based violence.

Cristiana Bedei | June 07, 2018

Telling character-centered stories of climate change through 360° video

At this year's GEN Summit, journalists presented 360° videos about climate change, offering viewers an immersive experience.

Daria Sukharchuk | June 06, 2018

4 questions to ask yourself to make your stories more gender-sensitive

All journalists are guilty of unconscious biases, which are replicated in their work. Here are four questions to ask yourself to dismantle these biases and stereotypes, and ensure more gender-sensitive reporting.

Cristiana Bedei | May 16, 2018

Facing challenges, these organizations are working to improve press freedom in Colombia

In 2018, Colombia ranked 130th out of 180 countries on RSF's World Press Freedom Index. What are organizations doing to improve the state of press freedom in the country?

Ana Luisa González | May 07, 2018

Using journalism networks to reduce risks while reporting

Recent investigations have highlighted the power of cross-border collaboration to expose corruption and break high-profile stories. Here are some ways collaboration can also reduce journalists' risk.

Jacqueline Strzemp | April 03, 2018

Students in ICFJ, UN Foundation program use multimedia to tell compelling development stories

During a program from ICFJ and the United Nations Foundation, 20 journalism students from the Washington, D.C. area gathered for three days to improve their ability to report on development issues.

IJNet | March 30, 2018

Cameroonian journalists face ban on political reporting

In the run-up to senatorial elections, the government in Cameroon banned political reporting. Journalists are wrestling with how to move forward amidst new restrictions. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | March 23, 2018

101 Reporters connects journalists across India with media organizations

This online platform connects freelance writers from all over India with mainstream publications in an attempt to provide on-the-ground perspectives and democratize the news. 

Ayesha Aleem | March 21, 2018

El Estornundo’s editorial director discusses journalism, censorship in Cuba

The editorial director of the recently censored Cuban publication talks about the journalism on the island and ensures that the editorial line of the publication will not change despite the blockade. 

María Eugenia Álvarez, SembraMedia | March 15, 2018

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