Languages

Basic Journalism

Basic Journalism

Flickr’s Commons expands international resources for journalists

Whether it's for research, adding a visual to a story or finding a story idea, journalists can tap into The Commons, which makes the world's public photography archives freely available to everyone. 

Julie Schwietert Collazo | July 23, 2015

Violence against journalists: finding the media’s role in reporting press freedom violations

A group of students from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs conducted a cross-country study on how the press cover journalists safety. 

Carolina Morais Araujo | July 15, 2015

Tips from the Solutions Journalism Network: How journalists can focus on more than just problems

The Solutions Journalism Network held its first webinar in a monthly series and shared tips on how journalists can find solutions-based stories.

Will True | July 09, 2015

Making the most of your data as a journalist

Associate Professor Jeff South of Virginia Commonwealth University shares five steps to effectively communicate with data journalism.

Alexandra Ludka | July 07, 2015

Trademarks of the millennial journalist: Going beyond the article

Here we profile several skills and tasks that are becoming trademark for a new-school digital native who’s either going beyond the article or expounding upon it with new bells and whistles.

Dena Levitz | June 16, 2015

CIMA panel: Journalists need more training in diversity to overcome 'black and white' reporting

A recent panel hosted by the Center for International Media Assistance and the Media Diversity Institute examined how journalists can conduct inclusive reporting, even on deadline. 

Margaret Looney | June 12, 2015

WAN-IFRA's Trends in Newsrooms report: Five small outlets innovating in big ways

These newsrooms are profiled in the last chapter of the 103-page examination of the nine top newsroom trends of 2015. 

Margaret Looney | June 05, 2015

How to report on Cuba responsibly

Schwietert Collazo shares five standout tips from her and Havana-based journalist Conner Gorry's recent workshop on reporting in Cuba. 

Julie Schwietert Collazo | May 08, 2015

Report well-rounded stories with 'constructive journalism'

The founder of the Constructive Journalism Project offers tips on the practice.

Dena Levitz | May 04, 2015

Ten tips for reporters covering elections worldwide

Sullivan rounds up tips from a recent election-reporting workshop held in Yangon, Myanmar, though the advice is applicable to covering elections around the world. 

Marguerite Hoxie Sullivan | April 27, 2015

Pages