Specialized Reporting

Specialized Reporting

New guide available on conflict and abuse reporting

Journalists reporting in conflict zones should refer to a new guide for tips on covering conflict and abuse, written by veteran broadcast reporter and current employee of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Jaldeep Katwala.

Brian Dabbs | November 30, 2009

Journalist leads mission to expand health coverage in Kenya

According to journalism trainer Rachel Jones, expanding coverage of health issues in Kenya was “really just a question of taking the initiative."

Brian Dabbs | November 04, 2009

Program aims to 'train environmental journalists with a multimedia mentality'

In Latin America, environmental journalists aren’t just learning how to report on land use, water resources, biodiversity and other aspects of sustainable development in the region. They are also learning to improve their multimedia journalism techniques to enhance their stories.

Monica Bentivegna | October 22, 2009

As flu moves south, reporters worldwide brace for challenges, unknowns

More than two months after the first case of the H1N1 virus was reported in Mexico, "swine flu" remains front-page news - now predominantly in the Southern Hemisphere, where many countries are just at the beginning of the winter flu season.

Meanwhile, journalists in the North continue to receive criticism for coverage deemed, in hindsight, to be alarmist and over-the-top.

Jessica Weiss | July 06, 2009

New Centre aims to promote media in a fledgling democracy

In Bhutan, a tiny landlocked country (estimated population: 691,141) surrounded by India and China, a rapidly modernizing civil society is beginning to take steps to promote democratic media.

Jessica Weiss | May 28, 2009

Senior Zimbabwean journalist gives insight into working in a troubled state

This week, IJNet spoke with a senior Zimbabwean journalist who has worked in print media for 14 years and is now in exile.

Adedayo Bolaji-Adio | March 27, 2009

African journalist Frank Nyakairu discusses challenges, rewards of human rights reporting

This is the first installment of an IJNet interview series that takes an in depth look at the experience of reporting from conflict and post conflict zones in Africa, and how the media cope in volatile situations.

Jessica Weiss | March 09, 2009

Local press in Russia survives during financial hardships

As elsewhere in the world, the global financial crisis has had a substantial impact on mass media in Russia.

Alexander Yakhontov | March 09, 2009

Climate change guide published for journalists

Development organization Panos London has published an online guide for journalists and media professionals that aims to provide clarification on climate change topics as well as advice for journalists reporting on the issue.

سردبیر فارسی | March 04, 2009

Guide seeks to ensure community media survival

One of the biggest issues facing local media organizations across the globe is how to survive financially in tough economic times and in a changing community media landscape.

Zul Maidy | March 04, 2009