Nieman Reports edition on trauma available for journalists

A publication on journalism and trauma is now available from Harvard's Nieman Foundation for Journalism.

Brian Dabbs | December 17, 2009

Worldwatch offers tools for Copenhagen coverage

The Worldwatch Institute, an environmental policy research organization, has made available a set of tools for journalists covering the Copenhagen climate change conference, currently underway. The resouces seek to educate members of the media.

Brian Dabbs | December 09, 2009

Understanding the Philippines massacre

On November 23, reporters in the Philippines endured the deadliest single attack on journalists anywhere in the world. According to the latest reports, 29 journalists were assassinated along with 28 civilians in Maguindanao province.

Chatrine Siswoyo | December 04, 2009

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

Reporter David Rohde speaks about his escape from the Taliban

On November 10, 2008, in the Afghan desert, a car carrying a foreign reporter, a local journalist and their driver was blockaded by a group of armed men. David Rohde from the New York Times along with Afghan journalist Tahir Luddin and their local driver Asad Mangal were on their mission to interview Taliban commander Mullah Atiqulla when they were taken hostage by Taliban fighters.

Chatrine Siswoyo | November 25, 2009

New edition of English guide available for journalists

Journalists seeking to improve their English proficiency can access the third edition of English for Journalists, written by freelance journalist and journalism trainer Wynford Hicks. It is free and available for download online.

Brian Dabbs | November 25, 2009

Guide for journalists covering Copenhagen climate change conference

Journalists who will cover the December UN Climate Change conference in Copenhagen can access a guide for journalists reporting on this event, its buildup and its aftermath. "COP15 for journalists" explains key processes, major actions to be agreed and possible outcomes.

Brian Dabbs | November 19, 2009

New website tracks government suppression of bloggers

An online tool that maps incidents of government suppression against bloggers and social media users called Threatened Voices launched November 3.

Brian Dabbs | November 18, 2009

Public housing residents in Australia receive civic journalism training

In October, public housing residents in the city of Yarra, in Melbourne, Australia, took a reporting trip to the local zoo.

Chatrine Siswoyo | November 17, 2009

Palestine Note: 'Cultivator of community and perspectives of issues facing Palestine'

Since conflict between Israel and Palestine began six decades ago, traditional news organizations across the world have strived to cover the conflict from all angles. Now, new media technologies are reshaping coverage of the conflict and its major players.

بسام سبتي | November 16, 2009