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.
With many newspapers strained under shrinking budgets, providing follow-up coverage to news events is becoming less common — but this kind of coverage is more vital than ever.
Covering tragedy is a big part of many journalists' job description — but it often comes at the expense of their mental health. Here are some resources to alleviate this stress and trauma.
With terrorist attacks being a common occurrence in Pakistan, how do its journalists get readers to care about their coverage? Dawn.com recently set an example with its 144 Stories project.
In the wake of continued violence against journalists throughout Pakistan, a group of media leaders recently met to discuss the ideal safety protocol for Pakistani journalists in the field.
Since its April launch, the platform charted 99 incidents across 25 countries. IJNet talks with Matjaz Gruden, CoE director of policy planning, about what this means for press freedom in the region.
Critics felt the app might be compromised by hackers such as government agents or criminal groups who stalk journalists and their sources. IWMF Executive Director Elisa Muñoz responds.
The International Women’s Media Foundation's security app lets journalists check in with contacts and signal emergencies from their mobile phones.
The Syria Media Safety resource features 13 in-depth sections covering physical and digital safety, advice for obtaining emergency support and more.
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