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Staying informed: IJNet introduces a journalism safety toolkit

Journalists can dive into IJNet's journalism safety toolkit to find resource articles and tips sheets on how to protect themselves in dangerous environments.

IJNet | August 24, 2015

Online spaces for journalists to find advice and fellow freelancers

Web-based communities for journalists, why your car might become a digital platform for news and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | July 17, 2015

Six journalism opportunities to apply for in July

Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in July. Each is open to journalists worldwide.

IJNet | June 23, 2015

Journalist of the month: Jessica Buchleitner

Jessica Buchleitner shares her experience as a global journalist and author.

Ashley Nguyen | May 29, 2015

A crowdfunded project that’s part Yelp for freelancers, part pitching agency

The digital hub will give freelancers a place to share publications’ payment rates and contracts, rate individual editors and create a model to better sell story pitches.

Dena Levitz | May 22, 2015

How freelancers are funding independent journalism with Contributoria

Four independent journalists weigh in on the pros and cons of the platform.

Julie Schwietert Collazo | May 04, 2015

Journalists in danger zones face harsh choice: death or self-censorship

Journalists throughout Latin America are being threatened, kidnapped and murdered. ICFJ Knight Fellow Jorge Luis Sierra shares ways journalists can stay safe.

Jorge Luis Sierra | April 13, 2015

How to pitch story ideas: tips from journalists

Ricchiardi rounds up tips from editors and freelancers on crafting the perfect sell for your next piece. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | April 09, 2015

Six journalism opportunities to apply for in April

Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in April. 

IJNet | March 20, 2015

Journalist of the month: Shaun Swingler

This month, we feature South African freelance multimedia journalist Shaun Swingler, who reports mostly on crime and social issues from his base in Cape Town.

Jessica Weiss | March 16, 2015

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