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Advice for journalists covering sexual assault stories

In the wake of several high-profile sexual assault stories in the media, a National Press Club panel discussed the best practices for journalists covering this often-sensitive topic.

Sam Berkhead | January 14, 2016

ProPublica launches 'dark web' version of its site to preserve anonymity for readers

ProPublica launches the first news site on the "dark web," the debut of livestreaming tool MeVee, and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the CIMA. 

IJNet | January 08, 2016

Five journalists share their hopes for press freedom in 2016

After a tough year for press freedom worldwide, five journalists working across the globe share their hopes for journalism in 2016 and beyond.

Sam Berkhead | January 05, 2016

With Ojo Público, Peruvian journalist Oscar Castilla makes the leap from print to digital

After spending 12 years at one of Peru's top newspapers, Oscar Castilla decided to launch Ojo Público, an online publication. Since its founding, Ojo Público has seen noteworthy success.

James Breiner | December 24, 2015

How Kenyan journalists expose government corruption

What can journalists do to fight corruption and ensure that action is taken? ICFJ Knight Fellow Catherine Gicheru explains.

Catherine Gicheru | December 22, 2015

10 tools for investigative reporting in 2016

IJNet rounds up the best tools, resources and databases for investigative reporters to use in 2016.

Sam Berkhead | December 22, 2015

ICFJ Knight roundup: Putting the spotlight on Coca-Cola’s sweet financial bubble

ANCIR exposes Coca-Cola's "hidden formula for avoiding taxes," Fellow Catherine Gicheru wins the National Integrity Award and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup. 

Alyssa Mesich | December 11, 2015

Q&A with Sandra Rodríguez Nieto: Creating journalism in a culture of impunity

Investigative journalist Sandra Rodríguez Nieto discusses the challenges she faced in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, the setting of her latest book.

Julie Schwietert Collazo | December 10, 2015

The triumphs and challenges of investigative reporters in Africa

While financial pressures endanger investigative reporting, the African Investigative Journalism Conference helps to strengthen the field across the continent. 

Raymond Joseph | December 09, 2015

Climate Central’s John Upton offers advice to science journalists

Amid the COP21 Climate Conference in Paris, science journalist John Upton discussed how journalists can hone their environmental investigative reporting skills.

Sam Berkhead | December 04, 2015

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