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Writing and Editing

Tips on preparing an effective journalism grant proposal

Djordje Padejski, the interim fellowship impact leader for the JSK Journalism Fellowships at Stanford, shares 15 tips on how to write a cohesive, detail-oriented grant proposal.

Djordje Padejski | July 03, 2015

Three steps to ensure responsible desk reporting on Mexico stories

The Associated Press recently misspelled the name of Mexico's former first lady, and didn't issue a correction. In light of the recent flub, here are three strategies for reporting with accuracy.

Julie Schwietert Collazo | July 01, 2015

NPR's Storytelling Lab started 'like a pop-up restaurant'

NPR's Michael May explains how public radio's Storytelling Lab works, why infographics are important and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by CIMA.

IJNet | June 19, 2015

CIMA panel: Journalists need more training in diversity to overcome 'black and white' reporting

A recent panel hosted by the Center for International Media Assistance and the Media Diversity Institute examined how journalists can conduct inclusive reporting, even on deadline. 

Margaret Looney | June 12, 2015

How to pitch story ideas: tips from journalists

Ricchiardi rounds up tips from editors and freelancers on crafting the perfect sell for your next piece. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | April 09, 2015

Tips for using narrative story elements in your reporting

Buttry urges journalists to think beyond the lede and embrace storytelling techniques to give your next piece some color.

Steve Buttry | April 07, 2015

Make your story stronger by writing during reporting process

Digital media trainer Steve Buttry shares how writing as you report can aid your work process and generate a clearer story.

Steve Buttry | March 13, 2015

A roundup of digital media projects innovating in Eastern Europe

As parts of Eastern Europe face civil unrest, media organizations become even more important. The Media Briefing's Krystina Shveda rounds up news outlets to watch in the region.

Krystina Shveda | February 02, 2015

Five journalism opportunities to apply for in February

Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in February. Each is open to journalists worldwide.

IJNet | January 22, 2015

Solutions Journalism Network launches free toolkit

Journalists can learn how to report on the solutions to a social issue, rather than reporting solely on the problem. 

Ashley Nguyen | January 14, 2015

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