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New app Reporta provides safety net for journalists operating in danger zones

The International Women’s Media Foundation's security app lets journalists check in with contacts and signal emergencies from their mobile phones.

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 29, 2015

ONA's #BlackTwitter panel talks bringing greater visibility to underrepresented communities

Panelists at the Online News Association conference discussed why newsrooms lack diversity and how it's affecting coverage of underrepresented communities.

Sam Berkhead | September 25, 2015

Q&A with Alice Driver: How journalists can cover violence against women in Mexico

In her book, Driver examines the media's poor portrayal of female victims of violence in Ciudad Juárez. Here she points to ways of covering the beat with accuracy and fairness. 

Julie Schwietert Collazo | September 11, 2015

Q&A with Stephanie Nolen: How The Globe and Mail's multimedia project tackles race in Brazil

The 8,000 word piece 'Brazil's Colour Bind' is available in both English and Portuguese, and includes archival images, data, photography and video. 

Kiratiana Freelon | August 24, 2015

How journalism schools can adapt to a digital environment

The world of journalism moves at a rapid pace. But when it comes to academia, journalism moves much more slowly. Six journalism professors from HBCUs share their takeaways from a summer back in the newsroom.

Will True | August 10, 2015

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

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