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Webb on the Web: Following the U.S. Presidential Elections

I've decided to showcase innovative U.S. elections coverage, because I think that some of the projects currently being offered at news organizations here are spectacular and may help inform the work you're doing in your office.

Amy Webb, IJNet Digital Media Columnist | October 14, 2008

A Training Manual For Media Workshops on Avian Influenza

UNICEF and Internews, supported by the Government of Japan, produced this trainer's manual on how to conduct training courses on avian influenza reporting.

Jessica Weiss | October 02, 2008

Online tool allows citizens in crisis to bear witness, report the news

When violence broke out in Kenya following the nation's highly disputed December 2007 presidential election, concerned Kenyan blogger and activist Ory Okolloh began blogging exhaustively about the situation on the ground and highlighting the concerns and hopes of her people.

Jessica Weiss, IJNet Editor | September 19, 2008

Knight fellow: 'Journalists are vital in educating public on climate change'

Recently, Knight International Journalism Fellow Arul Louis discussed media and climate change with Dr. R.K. Pachauri, director-general of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), a New Delhi-based organization that focuses on sustainable development. Dr. Pachauri also leads the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former U.S.

Jessica Weiss | August 26, 2008

Knight fellow: 'Journalists are vital in educating public on climate change'

Recently, Knight International Journalism Fellow Arul Louis discussed media and climate change with Dr. R.K. Pachauri, director-general of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), a New Delhi-based organization that focuses on sustainable development. Dr. Pachauri also leads the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former U.S.

Jessica Weiss | August 26, 2008

Resources available to help journalists report on climate change

A new Reuters AlertNet online training module aims to help journalists in the developing world cover climate change. The free, 45-minute course gives an overview of some of the pitfalls journalists may face, as well as suggests story ideas.

Jessica Weiss | August 19, 2008

Guidelines for Peace Reporting

The Institute on War and Peace Reporting

Six Duties

I. Duty to understand conflict:

A. We have an obligation to study and understand conflict and conflict resolution generally before reporting on it.

Nina | August 14, 2008

Are Reporters Prepared to Cover a Disaster?

1) Do they know their subject? If the answer is no, consider sending your reporters to seminars that help them to understand the subject of the story or, bring experts into the newsroom to conduct a lunch-time discussion.

Cesar Miquel | June 27, 2008

Tips for Sound Business Writing

Eight simple tips for working or aspiring business reporters.

Cesar Miquel | June 27, 2008

Seven Tips for Election Reporting

From an article by Thomas Winship, chairman of the International Center for Journalists and former editor of The Boston Globe. Written for Editor & Publisher.

Thomas Winship, chairman of the International Center for Journalists and former editor of The Boston Globe | June 27, 2008

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