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Medill School guide educates student journalists on conflict reporting dangers

The James W. Foley Guide on Journalists’ Safety will, for the first time, bring the realities of conflict reporting to student journalists.

Dena Levitz | August 23, 2016

CEJ director: For less sensationalist rape coverage, journalists need ethical training

Kamal Siddiqi, director of the Center for Excellence in Journalism in Pakistan, discusses the ethical requirements journalists need for fair, effective coverage of rape and sexual assault issues.

Sahar Majid | August 15, 2016

News startups turn to geolocation to better serve readers

In the wake of geolocation-based apps like Pokemon Go, news startups are looking to this technology to customize readers' content based on their location.

Clothilde Goujard | August 11, 2016

Six tips for working with African newsrooms on cross-border journalism projects

Cross-border journalism in Africa still poses a unique set of challenges for journalists. Here are six tips for reporters looking to partner with newsrooms on reporting projects.

Sara Olstad | August 10, 2016

Photojournalism tips for following up on protest movements

Chronicling the aftermath of a protest can sometimes be even more harrowing than covering the protest itself. Photojournalists from Agency France-Presse share their best tips for doing so.

Mandla Chinula | August 08, 2016

How a team of journalists investigated Europe’s EUR1.2 billion arms trade with the Middle East

OCCRP reporters recently collaborated with the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network to uncover Europe's arms trade that sends thousands of tons of arms and ammunition to the Middle East.

Elyssa Pachico | August 04, 2016

What journalists should know before covering the Rio de Janeiro Olympics

The 2016 Olympic Games are expected to present several unique challenges to the 30,000 journalists heading to Rio de Janeiro. These tips and resources can help.

Sam Berkhead | August 03, 2016

What every journalist should know about anonymous sources

When is it appropriate for journalists to grant a source anonymity? What ethical concerns should be kept in mind with anonymous sources? Here are some tips from ONA, the Society of Professional Journalists and more.

Sherry Ricchiardi | August 02, 2016

Essential tips and tools for beginning data journalists

In many countries, data journalism is still a little-known term. Here's a look at what beginners can do to get started as data journalists.

Khalid Khattak | August 02, 2016

Journalists share insights for successful newsletters

How today's journalists are increasingly curating personalized newsletters to showcase their unique voices and connect with readers.

Clothilde Goujard | August 01, 2016

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