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When should photojournalists intervene while reporting breaking news?

Is it ever a photojournalist's responsibility to step in and help their subjects in need? South African photojournalist James Oatway shared his thoughts.

Mandla Chinula | April 06, 2017

UNESCO publishes timely primer for covering terrorism

How journalists can use UNESCO's "Terrorism and the Media" handbook to aid their reporting on terrorist attacks.

Sherry Ricchiardi | April 05, 2017

Tips for staying safe while covering violent protests

Given recent cases of aggression against journalists covering protests and other unrest, here's a look at some essential safety practices to remember.

Jorge Luis Sierra | March 30, 2017

Inside Nepal’s first collaborative deep data dive

A team of seven journalists used data journalism to reveal the continued lack of aid following Nepal's 2015 earthquake. Arun Karki shares some lessons learned from their project.

Arun Karki | March 29, 2017

Global journalism initiative to uncover politicians’ tax returns

How the Tax Disclosure Project, an international network of investigative journalists, is working to bring greater transparency to public figures' taxes.

Sherry Ricchiardi | March 24, 2017

IJNet Live: How to revive local, community-focused journalism

Join IJNet for a live chat on Thursday, April 13 at 1 p.m. EDT to discuss the best tools and strategies for improving local news coverage with leading community journalism experts.

Sam Berkhead | March 21, 2017

Newsgeist brings the fake news debate to Latin America

At the recent Newsgeist LatAm unconference in São Paulo, leading media figures sought out new ways to address the issue of fake news.

Elisa Tinsley | March 20, 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

Improve your national security, terrorism reporting with these databases

The University of Maryland's START initiative and the Center on National Security offer helpful research and databases for journalists covering global terrorism and national security issues.

Sherry Ricchiardi | March 06, 2017

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