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Photojournalism has a role in constructing peace in conflict areas

Photojournalists discussed the role of images in the search for truth and construction of peace in conflict areas at an event in Colombia.

Alexsandra Canedo | October 15, 2018

When unexpected conflict strikes, journalists need to be prepared

In Nicaragua, many journalists were unprepared for the conditions in which they found themselves reporting after a series of deadly protests. One journalist shares his tips so others are not as unprepared. 

Fabrice Le Lous | August 06, 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

Journalist of the month: Victoria Milko

In a country that has been a fixture in international news coverage, reporter and photojournalist Victoria Milko is one of the few Americans working in Myanmar full time.

Taylor Mulcahey | July 27, 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

Former CNN producer's digital startup covers national security outside the cable news mold

“Imagine a newsroom where half of the room is analysts and half is reporters. You combine what each of them is so good at doing and deliver that every day to the reader.”

Laura Hazard Owen | September 01, 2017

Journalists discuss mistakes that helped them improve their craft

The road to becoming a truly great journalist often includes some mistakes along the way. Experienced journalists shared their biggest lessons learned with us.

Clothilde Goujard | August 15, 2017

On the front lines: Documentary goes inside the life of an international freelancer

How documentary filmmaker Santiago Bertolino produced a film that looks at the excitement, and challenges, of reporting internationally as a freelance journalist.

Clothilde Goujard | May 30, 2017

How journalists can use Montage to report on war and conflict

Not sure how to verify that war footage you found online? Montage, a new tool for investigating and verifying video footage of conflict around the world, can help.

Sam Berkhead | September 22, 2016

Beyond breaking news: Humanizing violent events

Journalists covering violent breaking news events often find it difficult to find a human element within the story. Here are some tips to bring a more humanizing element to your reporting.

Sherry Ricchiardi | August 31, 2016

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