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Why some promising freelance platforms fail

Freelancers and publishers question what's at the root of sites like Contributoria shuttering doors. 

Julie Schwietert Collazo | October 19, 2015

Italian analyst straddles dueling roles in journalism and research across Africa

Based in Africa for the last 12 years, Emilio E. Manfredi has published pieces in major global outlets and taken on research projects for human rights groups. Here's how he balances both gigs. 

Les Neuhaus | October 02, 2015

Media watchdogs release online safety resource for journalists covering Syria

The Syria Media Safety resource features 13 in-depth sections covering physical and digital safety, advice for obtaining emergency support and more. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 22, 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

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

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