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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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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

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

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