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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

5 reporting highlights from the 2018 World Cup

Another World Cup season is coming to an end, but not without inspiring some great stories around the event.

Francesca Visser | July 09, 2018

Ahead of Mexico’s largest election, Verificado 2018 sets an example for collaborative journalism

As Mexico prepares for its largest election, more than 90 media outlets have banded for a project known as Verificado 2018, which sets an example for the possibilities of collaboration.

Belén Arce Terceros | June 29, 2018

Catch the excitement: Covering the FIFA World Cup from afar

Didn't have the chance to travel to Russia to cover the FIFA World Cup in person? Follow these accounts to stay on the pulse of the games, no matter where you are in the world.

Vladimir Kozlov | June 22, 2018

Lessons from reporting on FIFA World Cup: Q&A with Camila Mattoso

The only woman on her team, the Folha de S. Paulo reporter talks about her experience covering two World Cups and complains about the lack of diversity in Russia.

Renata Johnson | June 20, 2018

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

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