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Brazil's latest reaction to racial attacks on social media shows evolution in media, society

After weather reporter Maria Júlia Coutinho experienced a racist attack on Facebook, the digital public and media organizations banned together to show support and demand greater equality. 

Kiratiana Freelon | July 29, 2015

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

ICFJ Knight Roundup: Chequeado brings data-driven analyses to elections in Buenos Aires

Tracking election campaigns in Argentina, the dirt on industrial mining in Africa, drones banned in Kenya and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.

Jefferson Mok | July 10, 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

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

Instituto Mídia Étnica adds Afro-Brazilian perspective to media in Brazil

Director Paulo Rogério Nunes spoke with IJNet about the media company's goal to represent a group of people that make up more than half of Brazil's population. 

Kiratiana Freelon | May 13, 2015

Podcast storytellers showcase tips and trends at public radio's #HearItUpfront

At NPR, WBEZ and WNYC's first podcast upfront, producers, hosts and ethusiasts offer insight into what makes podcasts successful. 

Ashley Nguyen | May 01, 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

Journalist of the month: Nicole Froio

This month we feature Brazilian journalist and editor Nicole Froio, a freelancer based in Rio de Janeiro. Froio writes about human rights, with a special focus on feminism and gender politics. 

Jessica Weiss | November 18, 2014

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