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UNESCO publishes timely primer for covering terrorism

How journalists can use UNESCO's "Terrorism and the Media" handbook to aid their reporting on terrorist attacks.

Sherry Ricchiardi | April 05, 2017

Checklist for freelance reporters: 'Fortune favors the bold, especially those with a sound plan'

Freelance journalists working abroad need to be able to capture a story at a moment's notice. Award-winning foreign correspondent Jason Motlagh shares his checklist for success.

Sherry Ricchiardi | December 19, 2016

Rory Peck Trust releases resource kit for Libyan freelancers

Freelance journalists in Libya face highly unique challenges to their work. The Rory Peck Trust recently compiled a resource kit to assist journalists in this country.

IJNet | April 11, 2016

Media watchdogs release online safety resource for journalists covering Syria

The Syria Media Safety resource features 13 in-depth sections covering physical and digital safety, advice for obtaining emergency support and more. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 22, 2015

Tools for planning high-risk reporting assignments

The Rory Peck Trust offers resources including templates for assessing risk, crafting a communications plan and filing a proof of life document. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | March 09, 2015

How to craft a communications plan for high-risk reporting assignments

Any journalist working on assignment should put in place a solid communications plan. But for freelancers “going it alone,” it’s a potential life-saver. Here are some key things to consider when completing yours.

Andrew Ford Lyons | November 28, 2014