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Tips for reporting on gender-based violence

Experienced gender reporters share tips to to protect sources and avoid sensationalizing or stereotyping stories of gender-based violence.

Cristiana Bedei | June 07, 2018

Journalism organization spotlight series: NAHJ, AAJA, NABJ and NAJA

This is the third installment in our spotlight series on journalism organizations, featuring NAHJ, AAJA, NABJ and NAJA.

Terrance Smith | May 29, 2018

4 questions to ask yourself to make your stories more gender-sensitive

All journalists are guilty of unconscious biases, which are replicated in their work. Here are four questions to ask yourself to dismantle these biases and stereotypes, and ensure more gender-sensitive reporting.

Cristiana Bedei | May 16, 2018

Study highlights harassment, coping strategies of women journalists

A study conducted by the Center for Media Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin conducted a study examining the types of harassment women journalists face and their strategies for dealing with it.

Sherry Ricchiardi | May 01, 2018

Press Pad to connect UK journalism interns with London lodging — at no cost

In an attempt to increase economic diversity in media, this UK organization will provide free lodging and mentorship for journalism interns in London. 

Sam Berkhead | April 26, 2018

Media women launch Press Forward to fight against sexual harassment in the newsroom

After connecting online in the wake of the #MeToo movement, a group of 13 current and former journalists formed Press Forward, an organization dedicated to fighting sexual harassment in the newsroom.

Taylor Mulcahey | April 24, 2018

7 resources to make your stories more inclusive

IJNet compiled a short list of available resources to help journalists and newsrooms easily access more diverse and inclusive sources, images and language.

Cristiana Bedei | March 08, 2018

TrollBusters: online pest control for women journalists

Inspired by her own history with harassment, journalist and professor Michelle Ferrier founded the website Trollbusters, which is dedicated to fighting online harassment against women journalists.

Sherry Ricchiardi | February 20, 2018

Women journalists of color use hashtag to share opportunities and advice

Women of color are underrepresented in newsrooms in the U.S. An online campaign uses the hashtag #PitchThisPerson to increase opportunities and create networks among minority women journalists. 

Angely Mercado | February 07, 2018

In European media experiment, only women choose the news

When women curate the news, does the narrative change? A new European media organization, NewsMavens, aims to find out. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | January 11, 2018

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