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Study highlights harassment, coping strategies of women journalists

A study conducted by the Center for Media Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin conducted a study examining the types of harassment women journalists face and their strategies for dealing with it.

Sherry Ricchiardi | May 01, 2018

Knight Prototype Fund winners outline tools to fight disinformation

Winner's of Knight Foundation's Prototype Fund Challenge shared their tools and initiatives to fight disinformation at the International Symposium on Online Journalism. Here are some of the winning projects. 

Patrick Butler | April 30, 2018

A collaborative project in Venezuela used social videos to document the death of six teenagers

La Vida de Nos and El Pitazo came together to produce short videos to tell the storyof six young people killed during the protests against Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro last year.

Nilsa Varela | April 27, 2018

Press Pad to connect UK journalism interns with London lodging — at no cost

In an attempt to increase economic diversity in media, this UK organization will provide free lodging and mentorship for journalism interns in London. 

Sam Berkhead | April 26, 2018

Panel discussion advises job seekers to build relationships and gain expertise

During a recent panel discussion at the National Press Club, media professionals offered advice for job seekers interested in working in the industry.

Rachel Shaw | April 25, 2018

Media women launch Press Forward to fight against sexual harassment in the newsroom

After connecting online in the wake of the #MeToo movement, a group of 13 current and former journalists formed Press Forward, an organization dedicated to fighting sexual harassment in the newsroom.

Taylor Mulcahey | April 24, 2018

How journalists can avoid being manipulated by trolls seeking to spread disinformation

In a panel at the International Symposium on Online Journalism, researcher Joan Donovan shared four "source-hacking" techniques that trolls use to trick the media into publishing false information.

Patrick Butler | April 23, 2018

Journalist of the month: Patrick Egwu

Award-winning freelance journalist Patrick Egwu lives in Nigeria and reports on health, conflict, education and development.

Taylor Mulcahey | April 20, 2018

Investigation explores uncharted territory using cutting-edge technology

The team behind a transnational investigation shares the methods and tools they used to produce the final product, as well as lessons they learned during the process.

Fiona Macleod, Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism | April 19, 2018

To fight disinformation, focus on on-the-ground reporting

During a panel at the 2018 International Journalism Festival, media professionals encouraged less focus on fighting Russian disinformation and more focus on slow, high-quality reporting.

IJNet | April 18, 2018

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