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Journalists' Safety

CPJ panel explores intersections of gender and media freedom

Increasingly, women journalists everywhere are targeted with gender-based harassment, assault and attacks in efforts to silence them. A recent Committee to Protect Journalists panel examined possible solutions.

Sam Berkhead | May 04, 2016
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Improving journalists' safety along a violent border

Journalists on the U.S.–Mexico border need a bi-national, bilingual perspective while also risking danger to themselves. Here's how they can stay safer.

Jorge Luis Sierra | April 29, 2016

Rory Peck Trust releases resource kit for Libyan freelancers

Freelance journalists in Libya face highly unique challenges to their work. The Rory Peck Trust recently compiled a resource kit to assist journalists in this country.

IJNet | April 11, 2016

Women’s Reporting Point helps women journalists report safety threats

A new safety platform for women journalists, Fresco News’ Fox partnership and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 11, 2016

Q&A with Mark Albert: Beating jet lag as a traveling journalist

Feeling fatigued by constant travel across time zones? Freelance correspondent Mark Albert shares his tips for keeping jet lag at bay while you're on the job.

Sam Berkhead | March 10, 2016

Three takeaways from CIMA’s report on digital security for journalists

There's no shortage of digital tools available to keep journalists safe online. So why aren't they used more? A report by former ICFJ Knight Fellow Javier Garza Ramos sought the answers.

Sam Berkhead | March 07, 2016

Despite advances, violence against journalists in Colombia persists

Last year, violence against Colombia's journalists rose by 40 percent. Pedro Vaca, director of FLIP, explains what can be done to reduce this aggression.

Anna-Catherine Brigida | February 16, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: Last week to submit nominations for international journalism award

A final reminder for 2016 Knight Awards nominations, Code for South Africa's new data school and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Alyssa Mesich | February 12, 2016

How journalists can protect their mental and emotional health while covering traumatic events

Covering tragedy is a big part of many journalists' job description — but it often comes at the expense of their mental health. Here are some resources to alleviate this stress and trauma.

Sherry Ricchiardi | February 08, 2016

How eyeWitness to Atrocities empowers journalists to record evidence of international crimes

Bridging the gap between eyewitnesses, journalists and authorities, eyeWitness to Atrocities enables users to capture and share footage with legal experts.

Jessica Weiss | February 03, 2016

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