CIMA panel explores how governments can play a more active role in media development

At a recent Center for International Media Assistance panel, media development experts discussed how governments and the media can work together to create independent news environments.

Sam Berkhead | October 09, 2015

Brazil's Agência Pública fact-checks politicians with Truco platform

The nonprofit journalism outlet first launched the platform, named after a popular South American card game, for Brazil's 2014 presidential elections. Now they're tackling congress and the senate.

Kiratiana Freelon | October 06, 2015

Animal Político and Chequeado share tips on covering elections, politics

Dulce Ramos and Pablo M. Fernández participated in a live chat on data verification and coverage of political campaigns organized by IJNet. Review their tips here.

Santiago Sánchez | September 04, 2015

Deadline approaching: journalism fellowship [India, Pakistan]

Midcareer journalists who cover politics and economics can apply for an eight-week trip to the United Kingdom.

GkillCity offers Ecuadorians a reprieve from polarized news media

A digital news platform based in Ecuador, GkillCity reports without an agenda and empowers citizens to become more informed and aware.

Jefferson Mok | August 26, 2015

El Cambur fills news gap in Venezuela by focusing on the political center

Digital media platform El Cambur offers objective news reporting to the 40 percent of Venezuelans who do not hold strong pro- or anti-government views.

Jefferson Mok | August 26, 2015

Center for Public Integrity seeks minority fellows [US]

Journalists with two to five years of experience can apply for the positions in Washington.

IJNet Live: How to report and verify information during elections

Dulce Ramos of Animal Político and Pablo M. Fernández from Chequeado will host a live chat on journalism and political campaigns Aug. 20 at 13:00 GMT-3.

IJNet | August 10, 2015

Ahram Online seeks political reporters [MENA]

Journalists with a good understanding of Egypt’s political scene and excellent written English can apply for this position in Cairo.

Ethiopian polls carry lessons from past for journalists now

In preparation for the Ethiopian elections May 24, journalists abroad and in-country weigh in on the polls and how they plan to cover them. 

Les Neuhaus | May 20, 2015