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New book offers tips for reporting on Islam in US, Europe

"Islam for Journalists" compiles practical lessons and personal stories from those with experience in the field. 

Michael McGerty | June 28, 2017

How a Chicago radio station connected with a more diverse audience

Engaging with a diverse audience can be difficult and daunting. To reach a broader group, Chicago's WBEZ let underrepresented groups ask the questions that would be the basis for future stories.

Em Okrepkie | June 06, 2017

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

How UP Nairobi brings fresh coverage of local culture to Kenya's 'beacon' city

For seven years, UP Nairobi has brought coverage of local culture and news to the rising middle class of Kenya's capital city with a combination of in-depth coverage and short, clever content.

Les Neuhaus | May 26, 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

St. Louis Public Radio's Kelsey Proud offers tips for engaging niche audiences

During a recent NPR editorial training webinar, engagement editor Kelsey Proud outlined seven questions all journalists should ask themselves to involve their target audience.

Sam Berkhead | September 16, 2015