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Tips for combating gender-based harassment in the newsroom

In many countries, women in journalism still face significant discrimination for their work. These tips and guidelines can help female journalists mitigate this issue.

Sherry Ricchiardi | July 11, 2017

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

Back in the Newsroom: What I learned as a USA Today intern

What should you know before starting an immersive newsroom internship? Recent Back in the Newsroom Fellow Terrance Smith shares his biggest tips.

Terrance Smith | June 20, 2017

Back in the Newsroom: How news outlets can offer more immersive internships

Ron Taylor, a veteran journalist who mentored ICFJ's Back in the Newsroom Fellowship, shares advice for newsrooms looking to offer more enriching, immersive internships.

Ron Taylor | June 20, 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

Overcoming the challenges of using an interpreter during interviews

Working with an interpreter adds another layer of challenges to the interviewing process. We asked experienced foreign correspondents to find out what has worked for them.

Clothilde Goujard | May 02, 2017

Media outlets see opportunities to move beyond the echo chamber after US elections

In a recent Knight Foundation panel, journalists from FiveThirtyEight, Associated Press and USA Today discussed how the media can learn from its mistakes made during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Auguste Yung | February 08, 2017

Tips for media outlets looking to counter hate speech against migrants, refugees

With anti-immigrant sentiment on the rise in many countries, a group of journalists and officials discussed how the media can report on migrants and refugees more ethically.

Patrick Butler | February 03, 2017

5 keys to success for entrepreneurial journalists

Media can no longer solely rely on advertising and subscription revenue to make ends meet. ICFJ Knight Fellow Janine Warner shares tips for how entrepreneurial journalists can thrive in the landscape.

Janine Warner and Mijal Iastrebner | January 12, 2017

Profiles in mobile journalism: Putting the spotlight on women's achievements

What role do women play in the mobile journalism movement? From Australia to Ireland, there's a growing push to get more women involved.

Clothilde Goujard | December 15, 2016

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