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How fostering community among health journalists can help revitalize the beat

Good public health journalism offers benefits to both society and news outlets, but is often a neglected beat. Can a community of health reporters help improve reporting on this crucial topic?

H R Venkatesh | September 18, 2017

Tips for reporting on early development: Find the children behind the data

How can journalists improve their coverage of early childhood development? A recent ICFJ and World Bank webinar offered guidance. 

Jerri Eddings | September 19, 2016

Reporters detail challenges of covering Ebola

Health reporters Jennifer Yang and Umaru Fofana reflect on their experiences reporting on last year's outbreak. 

Raymond Joseph | June 26, 2015

Using design thinking to engage the Nigerian public in health news

How can a journalist be confident that a story that seems important to the audience really is? By getting to know the audience so deeply that their needs are revealed.

 
Nuno Vargas | January 08, 2015

New site Ebola Deeply emphasizes context in its coverage of the crisis

The latest in News Deeply’s one-topic news sites, Ebola Deeply cuts through the hype to deliver the facts.

 
Margaret Looney | October 20, 2014

Resources for reporting on the Ebola virus and outbreak

Journalists around the world are scrambling to cover the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is tearing its way through West Africa. Here are resources for your coverage.

Jessica Weiss | August 01, 2014

Journalists and civil society must join forces to engage the public with health news

It's time for news outlets and public health organizations to collaborate in ways that make people think about and act on health information.

Cece Fadope | July 15, 2014

BBC makes its training resources free to the public in 11 languages

If you're in the market for a free journalism education, hundreds of training materials are now at your disposal.

Margaret Looney | June 30, 2014

Top Android apps for citizen journalists and mobile reporters in tough environments

A journalism trainer recommends the best apps for crowdsourced reporting, editing on the go, keeping your mobile device secure and more.

Jessica Weiss | June 12, 2014

Six journalism opportunities to apply for in June

Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in June. Each is open to journalists worldwide.

IJNet | May 21, 2014

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