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PesaCheck offers guidance for building a fact-checking culture where none exists

Kenya's first fact-checking initiative is paving the way for accountability journalism in an area where few other organizations focus full-time on verifying what public officials say. 

Elyssa Pachico | May 10, 2017

IJNet talks journalism safety to mark World Press Freedom Day

IJNet commemorated World Press Freedom Day by taking part in a chat on journalism safety. We spoke with chat organizer Sarah Jones about the "Remembering Fallen Journalists" movement and more.

Kunal Ranjan | May 03, 2017

7 worldwide journalism opportunities to apply for in May

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 May.

IJNet | April 24, 2017

International Fact-Checking Day empowers journalists, citizens to spot fake news

Poynter's International Fact-Checking Network spread the fact-checking movement across five continents for International Fact-Checking Day — and news organizations and educators can still get involved.

Sam Berkhead | April 03, 2017

7 worldwide 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 22, 2017

India innovators debate how to handle fake news

As discussed by a diverse group of media workers in India, the first step towards tackling the "fake news" problem is arguing for a more precise understanding of what this term means. 

Elyssa Pachico | March 17, 2017

Global business journalism program offers experience covering China's economy

Current students discuss how Tsinghua University's master of arts in global business journalism offers an intensive, internationally focused education — and offer tips for applying.

Sam Berkhead | March 13, 2017

Tips for US minority journalists applying to ICFJ’s overseas reporting fellowship

Each year, U.S. minority journalists get the chance to report from abroad with ICFJ's Bringing Home the World fellowship. Here's how to make your application stand out.

Sam Berkhead | March 08, 2017

How to find an online journalism course

A look at some of the best free or low-cost online courses journalists can take to keep their skills sharp.

IJNet | March 02, 2017

At-risk journalists can turn to 'Emergencies Response Team' for help

The Committee to Protect Journalists has launched a new team meant to help journalists operating in some of the world's most dangerous areas, alongside a report describing the risks faced by media workers. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | February 24, 2017

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