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Writing and Editing

Experts share tips for verifying your own writing without a dedicated fact-checking team

A dedicated fact-checking departmetn is not the norm for most media organizations. Here are tips for journalists to fact-check their work as they go. 

Cristiana Bedei | October 02, 2018

Journalist of the month: Manar Al-Zubaidi

Manar Abdul Amir Al-Zubaidi is an Iraqi journalist whose publication addresses women's issues, highlights the role of media in combating violence against women and prepares reports about minorities.

IJNet | August 27, 2018

In the era of online news, longform journalism shows its value

Will longform, in-depth stories be part of the future of journalism? What distinguishes them from mere news? These and other questions are answered by Fabrice Le Lous, of Nicaragua's La Prensa.

Fabrice Le Lous | February 07, 2018

Journalists discuss mistakes that helped them improve their craft

The road to becoming a truly great journalist often includes some mistakes along the way. Experienced journalists shared their biggest lessons learned with us.

Clothilde Goujard | August 15, 2017

10 tools to help you improve your English writing skills

Brush up on your English-language writing skills with these 10 free or almost-free tools.

Sam Berkhead | June 12, 2017

PesaCheck offers guidance for building a fact-checking culture where none exists

Kenya's first fact-checking initiative is paving the way for accountability journalism in an area where few other organizations focus full-time on verifying what public officials say. 

Elyssa Pachico | May 10, 2017

International Journalism Festival fields discussion on covering sexual violence

A panel at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy shared insights on how journalists can improve their coverage of sexual violence against women.

Daria Sukharchuk | April 10, 2017

How to find an online journalism course

A look at some of the best free or low-cost online courses journalists can take to keep their skills sharp.

IJNet | March 02, 2017

The top 4 comebacks in journalism

As the digital news revolution progresses, a few surprising trends have come and gone. Here's a look back at some of the biggest.

Henrik Stahl | January 20, 2017

9 summer journalism internships to apply for over your winter break

Need to find a summer internship fast? You still have time to apply to one of these nine paid internship opportunities at newsrooms across the U.S.

IJNet | December 12, 2016

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