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Voices from the developing world: The Global Press Institute model of journalism

At the Global Press Institute's recent 10-year anniversary event, editors outlined the organization's strategy for training women to be professional journalists around the world.

Jenny Manrique | March 15, 2016

IJNet Live: How journalists can more easily access information

Join IJNet for a live chat March 16 at 10 a.m. EST with transparency experts from Access Info Europe and the Sunlight Foundation.

IJNet | March 04, 2016

Advice for journalists using development data to track progress

A recent impactAFRICA webinar revealed tips for journalists who use international development data and research to help them better evaluate development projects’ success in their home countries.

Sam Berkhead | March 01, 2016

New CONNECTASHub platform facilitates collaboration among Latin American journalists

CONNECTASHub brings Latin American investigative journalists together, helping them to collaborate, promote their work, search for funding and more.

Santiago Sánchez | February 26, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: New mobile app gives Azerbaijani news a 'push'

Mobile app gives a "push" to news, techy tools for elections, and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.

Alyssa Mesich | February 25, 2016

‘Boring’ data produces important stories about traffic fines and safety

Municipal financial data isn't the most exciting topic. Here's how Code for South Africa overcame this challenge to produce a high-impact investigative story on the country's skewed traffic fines.

Chris Roper | February 25, 2016

How ProPublica produces investigative journalism that's both high quality and sustainable

At a recent University of Navarra event, ProPublica's Paul Steiger outlined the company's secrets to success — and discussed how smaller newsrooms can replicate them.

James Breiner | February 09, 2016

Why encryption doesn’t need to be an obstacle

Encryption is important for journalists worldwide. ICFJ Knight Fellow Jorge Luis Sierra breaks through the complexities of encryption systems to give readers a user-friendly guide to encryption tools. 

Jorge Luis Sierra | February 02, 2016

Journalist of the month: Shahram Haq

Journalist Shahram Haq shares his experiences and lessons learned from his time at The Express Tribune — as well as from his recent financial and business writing course with Thomson Reuters in London.

Sam Berkhead | January 27, 2016

African journalists must do more to protect themselves online

ICFJ Knight Fellow Catherine Gicheru lists three areas of focus and six resources that African journalists can use to increase their online safety. 

Catherine Gicheru | January 26, 2016

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