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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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Cameroonian journalists face ban on political reporting

In the run-up to senatorial elections, the government in Cameroon banned political reporting. Journalists are wrestling with how to move forward amidst new restrictions. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | March 23, 2018

TrollBusters: online pest control for women journalists

Inspired by her own history with harassment, journalist and professor Michelle Ferrier founded the website Trollbusters, which is dedicated to fighting online harassment against women journalists.

Sherry Ricchiardi | February 20, 2018

Arab Data Journalists’ Network, a driving force for change in the region

Although data-driven storytelling has become common around the world, very few of these stories are written in Arabic. ADJN intends to change this by promoting data journalism in the region.

Sherry Ricchiardi | January 31, 2018

In European media experiment, only women choose the news

When women curate the news, does the narrative change? A new European media organization, NewsMavens, aims to find out. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | January 11, 2018

How an investigation into fake Ph.Ds became a case study for newsroom transformation

Indonesia's Tempo Media Group used lessons learned from its fake Ph.D. investigation to become a digitally oriented newsroom.

Sherry Ricchiardi | December 14, 2017

UNESCO publication promotes safety programs for journalists

A UNESCO publication uses examples from around the world to highlight practices journalists can use to negotiate dangerous situations and stay safe. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | December 06, 2017

Challenges and opportunities in data journalism

A study from Google News Lab and PolicyViz provides insight into the state of data journalism and explores challenges practitioners face in this field.

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 31, 2017

Rules of Engagement: When should journalists intervene?

Journalists regularly cover natural disasters and tragedies. Is there ever an appropriate time to step in and help? And if so, when?

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 17, 2017

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