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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

New app Reporta provides safety net for journalists operating in danger zones

The International Women’s Media Foundation's security app lets journalists check in with contacts and signal emergencies from their mobile phones.

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 29, 2015

Q&A with Alice Driver: How journalists can cover violence against women in Mexico

In her book, Driver examines the media's poor portrayal of female victims of violence in Ciudad Juárez. Here she points to ways of covering the beat with accuracy and fairness. 

Julie Schwietert Collazo | September 11, 2015

Advice for female journalists facing harassment on the job

In a recent survey of 1,000 female journalists, 65 percent said they've faced harassment at work. Here are some ways to handle it. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | June 25, 2015

Advice for women entrepreneurs seeking funding for their media startups

Founders of accelerators, venture capital funds and angel investing networks offered tips for early entrepreneurs at IWMF's Cracking the Code conference. 

Margaret Looney | February 06, 2015

Women founders of digital news outlets talk business models at IWMF Summit

Women who started their own media ventures shared their business models at the Cracking the Code event in New York. 

Margaret Looney | January 30, 2015

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