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Beyond breaking news: Humanizing violent events

Journalists covering violent breaking news events often find it difficult to find a human element within the story. Here are some tips to bring a more humanizing element to your reporting.

Sherry Ricchiardi | August 31, 2016

Four tools to help you write faster and easier

Four tools that are reinventing the writing wheel in this week's TechCorner, produced by HackPack.press.

IJNet | August 12, 2016

Five transcription tools and apps every journalist can use

A look at some of the best free tools and apps to make transcribing interviews easier in this week's TechCorner, produced by HackPack.press.

IJNet | July 22, 2016

Advice for interviewing refugees with respect and compassion

As the current refugee crisis continues to make headlines, how can journalists interview refugees without bringing up the horror, shock and fear they've experienced? Here are some tips.

Sherry Ricchiardi | April 25, 2016

IJNet Arabic launches third mentoring center for media startups in the MENA region

Media entrepreneurs in the MENA region can apply for the MENA Campus 2016 program.

Madonna Khafaja | April 22, 2016

Putting a ‘Spotlight’ on follow-up stories

With many newspapers strained under shrinking budgets, providing follow-up coverage to news events is becoming less common — but this kind of coverage is more vital than ever.

Sherry Ricchiardi | March 23, 2016

How explanatory journalism combats misinformation on the web

Understanding explainer articles’ importance, learning from The Economist’s chat app experiment and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 04, 2016

Ahead of 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro's favelas become hubs of local journalism

In a few months, journalists from all over the globe will descend on Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games. Increasingly, however, local journalists are telling their own stories on their own terms.

Alessandra Monnerat | February 29, 2016

Pitch to IJNet

Want to become an IJNet contributor? We’ve made it easier than ever. Anyone from anywhere in the world can now write and publish an IJNet post.

IJNet | February 08, 2016

New Ethical Journalism Network report examines international media coverage of migration

To mark International Migrants Day, the Ethical Journalism Network releases a report that views media coverage of global migration through a critical lens.

Sam Berkhead | December 18, 2015

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