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Advice for journalists researching scholarly studies and reports

How can journalists be sure they're citing research that is rooted in fact? Consulting these two tip sheets from Journalist's Resource can help.

Sherry Ricchiardi | April 26, 2017

What makes a successful solutions journalism story?

At the recent International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy, panelists outlined the essential elements of solutions journalism reporting.

Daria Sukharchuk | April 18, 2017

Global journalism initiative to uncover politicians’ tax returns

How the Tax Disclosure Project, an international network of investigative journalists, is working to bring greater transparency to public figures' taxes.

Sherry Ricchiardi | March 24, 2017

Improve your national security, terrorism reporting with these databases

The University of Maryland's START initiative and the Center on National Security offer helpful research and databases for journalists covering global terrorism and national security issues.

Sherry Ricchiardi | March 06, 2017

Taking on Trump: What journalists need to know about covering a new administration

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, special correspondent at AJ+, and Rafa Fernández, consultant for Mexico and Latin America at Fusion, outlined strategies for journalists covering U.S. President Donald Trump in a live chat.

The 19 Million Project and 6 Degrees | February 06, 2017

How to tell compelling stories about health issues

Past winners of the Johnson & Johnson Global Health Reporting Contest recently shared tips and insights into producing effective health journalism.

Sam Berkhead | January 31, 2017

Contest winners share tips for covering early childhood development issues

The three winners of this year's ICFJ Early Childhood Development Reporting Contest discuss what went into their award-winning stories and offer advice for journalists covering health and development.

Sam Berkhead | January 18, 2017

The best investigative journalism of 2016

How did investigative journalism make an impact in 2016? Here are some of the top highlights of the year.

Jean Claude Kabengera | January 04, 2017

What I've learned as a Hubert H. Humphrey fellow — and how you can apply

Rwandan journalist Jean Claude Kabengera discusses his experiences with the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship and offers his top tips for applying.

Jean Claude Kabengera | December 22, 2016

3 tips for investigative journalists on how to follow the money

In the wake of this year's massive Panama Papers story, Paul Radu of OCCRP and Carlos Eduardo Huertas from Connectas share their best tips for following the money in an investigation.

Jacqueline Strzemp | December 14, 2016

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