Community Engagement

Community Engagement


'Publishing for Peanuts' report provides guide for innovating media startups worldwide

The Open Society Foundations and Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs report highlights best practices for journalism startups, looking at 35 media startups around the globe.

Kristen Grennan, Columbia University, SIPA | November 25, 2015

Program for civil society leaders open [Asia]

Journalists and academics ages 35 to 59 can apply for the Asia Leadership Fellow Program in Tokyo.

ICFJ Knight roundup: Hacks/Hackers Africa looks to help the global refugee crisis

Hacks/Hackers looks to help the refugee crisis, "Twitter for Journalists" webinar, and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup. 

Alyssa Mesich | November 20, 2015

Using technology in the newsroom on a budget

How to use technology in the newsroom cheaply, chat apps as a way to distribute news and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | November 13, 2015

World Press Photo and Everyday Africa create new database for African photojournalists

With the African Photojournalism Database, visual journalists across Africa will be able to access more opportunities and outlets for their work in the international media sphere.

Sam Berkhead | November 12, 2015

World Youth Alliance organizes leadership training [MENA]

Young people from Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and the UAE can apply for a two-year training program.

India's Priyanka Dubey shares key tips to telling sensitive stories

Priyanka Dubey, an Indian investigative journalist and one of this year's Knight International Journalism Award winners, shares how she reports on sensitive topics.

Ashley Nguyen | November 10, 2015

14ymedio's Yoani Sánchez: 'Technology is an incredible ally for independent journalism in Cuba'

Knight International Journalism Award winner and Cuban journalist Yoani Sánchez tells IJNet how she is making her digital news outlet 14ymedio into a blueprint for the future of independent media in Cuba.

Ashley Nguyen | November 10, 2015

Training program for citizen journalists [Europe, MENA]

The three-year LADDER project is creating a network of about 50 citizen journalists from the European Union and neighboring countries.

Communicating complex ideas to the public? Here's how to achieve simplicity

ICFJ Knight Fellow Catherine Gicheru offers communications officers within academia and research tips on how to simplify information for the media and general public.

Catherine Gicheru | October 30, 2015