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.
The University of Maryland's START initiative and the Center on National Security offer helpful research and databases for journalists covering global terrorism and national security issues.
The Committee to Protect Journalists has launched a new team meant to help journalists operating in some of the world's most dangerous areas, alongside a report describing the risks faced by media workers.
Reporting on terrorism and terrorist attacks poses a number of acute challenges to journalists. Here are free resources that can help.
Ahead of the 2017 U.S. presidential inauguration, the Committee to Protect Journalists has released a set of safety guidelines for journalists planning to cover the event — an unprecedented move.
With the threat of surveillance and cyberattack higher than ever, here's a look at the free, easy-to-access resources that are available to journalists.
Freelance journalists working abroad need to be able to capture a story at a moment's notice. Award-winning foreign correspondent Jason Motlagh shares his checklist for success.
Want to become a globe-trotting freelance journalist? Jason Motlagh, who has reported from more than 50 countries, discusses what you need to do to get started.
How can journalists get the full story of a traumatic event without bringing more harm to their interview subjects? Here are some tips.
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