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Journalist of the month: Manar Al-Zubaidi

Manar Abdul Amir Al-Zubaidi is an Iraqi journalist whose publication addresses women's issues, highlights the role of media in combating violence against women and prepares reports about minorities.

IJNet | August 27, 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

Media women launch Press Forward to fight against sexual harassment in the newsroom

After connecting online in the wake of the #MeToo movement, a group of 13 current and former journalists formed Press Forward, an organization dedicated to fighting sexual harassment in the newsroom.

Taylor Mulcahey | April 24, 2018

7 resources to make your stories more inclusive

IJNet compiled a short list of available resources to help journalists and newsrooms easily access more diverse and inclusive sources, images and language.

Cristiana Bedei | March 08, 2018

Amid targeted online harassment, Filipino news site takes steps to fight back

How Maria Ressa, CEO and executive editor of the Philippines' Rappler, is leading her newsroom's efforts to combat online harassment of women journalists.

Julie Posetti | September 12, 2017

Tips for combating gender-based harassment in the newsroom

In many countries, women in journalism still face significant discrimination for their work. These tips and guidelines can help female journalists mitigate this issue.

Sherry Ricchiardi | July 11, 2017

French newspaper turns to Snapchat Discover to teach readers about fake news

Solutions for teaching news literacy, Le Monde’s Snapchat fact-checking experiments and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | April 14, 2017

International Journalism Festival fields discussion on covering sexual violence

A panel at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy shared insights on how journalists can improve their coverage of sexual violence against women.

Daria Sukharchuk | April 10, 2017

Two new tools aim to make sharing audio easier

How to share audio using Audiograms and Shortcut, a new Latin American cybersecurity tool and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | October 21, 2016

New study reports women remain grossly underrepresented in global media

The 2015 Global Media Monitoring Project report shows that progress for women in news media has virtually ground to a halt.

Jessica Weiss | December 07, 2015

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