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Sherry Ricchiardi is an international journalist and media development specialist based in Washington, D.C. She has worked with journalists in 35 countries, most recently Mongolia and Bangladesh.

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Report documents escalating online attacks against journalists

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) published a report in July that examines how cyberstalkers operate, who they target and tools they use to wage hate campaigns.

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 10, 2018

Cameroon’s women journalists launch #StopSexualHarassment237 campaign

A coalition of female journalists launched #StopSexualHarassment237. The campaign targets the media industry in Cameroon with the goal of stamping out sexual harassment and intimidation.

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 26, 2018

Experts offer insights into drone innovation

Drones are becoming a powerful tool for investigations and social issue reporting around the globe, but not without challenges. Experts share what they've learned. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | August 20, 2018

Resources for covering migration and refugees

IJNet pulled together a list of resources that provide best practices, guidelines and expert advice on covering migration.

Sherry Ricchiardi | July 30, 2018

Online database spotlights women photojournalists for hire

Women photograph is an online database of women photojournalists around the world who are looking for work. The site encourages media organizations and editors to give more assignments to women.

Sherry Ricchiardi | July 03, 2018

Fact-checking around the world: Inside Bosnia-Herzegovina’s fact-checkers

Bosnia-Herzegovina takes a multi-pronged approach at fact-checking, many under the organization "Zasto Ne?" Today's post explores two main initiatives, Isinomjer and Raskrinkavanje.

Sherry Ricchiardi | May 21, 2018

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

Fact-checking around the world: Inside Croatia’s Faktograf

With a small team of only three people, Croatia's Faktograf has been able to gain their readers' trust and support.

Sherry Ricchiardi | April 02, 2018

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