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.
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.
How do we know when a public figure is lying or distorting information for personal or political gain? When it comes to fact-checking public figures, where do we start?
As journalists are uniting across borders to expose wrongdoings on a global scale, here are some resources to start a collaborative project of your own.
In a recent survey of 1,000 female journalists, 65 percent said they've faced harassment at work. Here are some ways to handle it.
Brian Pellot, director of global strategy for Religion News Service, offers advice for religion reporters to carry out their work safely.
The new report offers guidelines, tips and resources for staying safe online.
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