Basic Journalism

Basic Journalism


Making the most of your data as a journalist

Associate Professor Jeff South of Virginia Commonwealth University shares five steps to effectively communicate with data journalism.

Alexandra Ludka | July 07, 2015

European Youth Media Days offers fellowships [Europe, Central Asia, MENA]

Journalists ages 18 to 30 can apply to report from the European Parliament in Brussels.

Reporting fellowship brings international journalists to US [MENA]

Early to midcareer journalists who are citizens of Muslim-majority countries are eligible for this program.

Trademarks of the millennial journalist: Going beyond the article

Here we profile several skills and tasks that are becoming trademark for a new-school digital native who’s either going beyond the article or expounding upon it with new bells and whistles.

Dena Levitz | June 16, 2015

CIMA panel: Journalists need more training in diversity to overcome 'black and white' reporting

A recent panel hosted by the Center for International Media Assistance and the Media Diversity Institute examined how journalists can conduct inclusive reporting, even on deadline. 

Margaret Looney | June 12, 2015

WAN-IFRA's Trends in Newsrooms report: Five small outlets innovating in big ways

These newsrooms are profiled in the last chapter of the 103-page examination of the nine top newsroom trends of 2015. 

Margaret Looney | June 05, 2015

Contest seeks essays on freedom [Worldwide]

The Bastiat Prize for Journalism offers US$10,000 for an outstanding work on the importance of freedom.

Shems FM seeks producers [Tunisia]

Radio producers with two to three years of experience can apply for this position in Tunis.

Media development funds available [MENA]

The Aswatona Fund for Media Development will provide grants to media organizations in the Maghreb and the Mashreq.

How to report on Cuba responsibly

Schwietert Collazo shares five standout tips from her and Havana-based journalist Conner Gorry's recent workshop on reporting in Cuba. 

Julie Schwietert Collazo | May 08, 2015