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4 tips for staying safe when covering disaster or unrest

Journalists are often tasked with covering dangerous and chaotic situations. Two Nepalese journalists, with experience covering protests and natural disasters, offer advice on how to stay safe. 

Arun Karki | October 23, 2017

Rules of Engagement: When should journalists intervene?

Journalists regularly cover natural disasters and tragedies. Is there ever an appropriate time to step in and help? And if so, when?

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 17, 2017

How the Verificado19s campaign is fact-checking Mexico's earthquake

Journalists and activists fact check in real-time to combat fake news and assist in aid efforts in the wake of Mexico's devastating earthquake. 

Belén Arce Terceros | September 26, 2017

How journalists can better approach victims of disaster

In the wake of two major hurricanes in the U.S., hundreds of journalists are on the ground seeking interviews with the victims. How can they approach these victims sensitively and humanely?

Lori Shontz | September 11, 2017

Inside Nepal’s first collaborative deep data dive

A team of seven journalists used data journalism to reveal the continued lack of aid following Nepal's 2015 earthquake. Arun Karki shares some lessons learned from their project.

Arun Karki | March 29, 2017