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TrollBusters: online pest control for women journalists

Inspired by her own history with harassment, journalist and professor Michelle Ferrier founded the website Trollbusters, which is dedicated to fighting online harassment against women journalists.

Sherry Ricchiardi | February 20, 2018

Women journalists of color use hashtag to share opportunities and advice

Women of color are underrepresented in newsrooms in the U.S. An online campaign uses the hashtag #PitchThisPerson to increase opportunities and create networks among minority women journalists. 

Angely Mercado | February 07, 2018

In European media experiment, only women choose the news

When women curate the news, does the narrative change? A new European media organization, NewsMavens, aims to find out. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | January 11, 2018

Perspectives in photojournalism: How to encourage diversity

In the first installment of our six-part series on photojournalism, we look at the challenges of building a more diverse photojournalism climate — and highlight some organizations working to change that.

Clothilde Goujard | December 12, 2017

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

Women take the lead in Latin America's digital media startup landscape

SembraMedia's latest study shows how women are taking a leadership role in the development of digital journalism in Latin America.

James Breiner | August 16, 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

New book offers tips for reporting on Islam in US, Europe

"Islam for Journalists" compiles practical lessons and personal stories from those with experience in the field. 

Michael McGerty | June 28, 2017

Back in the Newsroom: What I learned as a USA Today intern

What should you know before starting an immersive newsroom internship? Recent Back in the Newsroom Fellow Terrance Smith shares his biggest tips.

Terrance Smith | June 20, 2017

Back in the Newsroom: How news outlets can offer more immersive internships

Ron Taylor, a veteran journalist who mentored ICFJ's Back in the Newsroom Fellowship, shares advice for newsrooms looking to offer more enriching, immersive internships.

Ron Taylor | June 20, 2017

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