Specialized Reporting

Specialized Reporting

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, IJNet Writer | 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, IJNet Editor | 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, IJNet Russian Editor | 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

Journalist uses activism to foster press freedom in Mexico

The prevailing violence against the press in Mexico in 2008 has mobilized journalists to organize and seek ways to combat self-censorship and to restore press freedom in the country.

Mónica S.B., IJNet Spanish Editor | January 23, 2009

Panel says new media model holds promise for international journalists

The global economic crisis is shrinking newsrooms. The reduced ranks of professional journalists now find themselves in serious competition with an ever-expanding crop of citizen journalists and bloggers.

Renata Johnson, IJNet writer | December 18, 2008

Revised guide on coverage of children available for download

An updated guide on reporting stories involving children was recently released by the Philippines' Special Committee for the Protection of Children.

The resource, "Guide for Media Practitioners on the Reporting and Coverage of Cases Involving Children," seeks to raise media awareness on children's rights while reinforcing journalistic standards.

Renata Johnson | December 16, 2008

Resource helps radio journalists report on HIV

Internews Neworks' Local Voices has produced a trainer's manual on how to conduct training courses for radio journalists on HIV reporting.

vmiranda | December 03, 2008

U.S. election 2008 brought foreign journalists and global perspectives

Readers and listeners all over the world enjoyed special insight into the U.S. presidential election as a result of the International Center for Journalists' (ICFJ) Elections 2008 Visiting Journalists Program.

Jerri Eddings | November 12, 2008