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How community news can solve the problems of parachute journalism

Inside the growing push toward locally focused journalism around the world, from Ferguson, Missouri to Rio de Janeiro.

Anna-Catherine Brigida | December 13, 2016

What journalists should know before covering the Rio de Janeiro Olympics

The 2016 Olympic Games are expected to present several unique challenges to the 30,000 journalists heading to Rio de Janeiro. These tips and resources can help.

Sam Berkhead | August 03, 2016

RioOnWatch launches guide to encourage nuanced news coverage of Rio de Janeiro Olympics

As tens of thousands of journalists prepare to travel to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games, RioOnWatch has released the Olympics Resources for Journalists to promote balanced, accurate coverage of the city.

Sheila Taylor | May 18, 2016

Ahead of 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro's favelas become hubs of local journalism

In a few months, journalists from all over the globe will descend on Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games. Increasingly, however, local journalists are telling their own stories on their own terms.

Alessandra Monnerat | February 29, 2016

Grassroots sources for journalists to start covering the 2016 Olympic Games now

Journalists around the world don’t have to wait until next year to start covering the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Follow these sources for the latest info on issues surrounding the global event.

Kiratiana Freelon | August 07, 2015