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Kenya's Mercy Juma shares lessons learned from inaugural Elliott Award win

Kenyan broadcast journalist Mercy Juma discusses her experiences as the first-ever Michael Elliott Award winner — and insights for fellow African journalists hoping to enter the contest.

Sam Berkhead | November 28, 2017

A student's perspective: solutions journalism can help foster engagement, trust

Can the engagement methods of solutions journalism help regain public trust in media?

Morgan Theophil, Catalyst Journalism Project | November 27, 2017

Central and Eastern European journalists collaborate to counter propaganda

Using cross-border collaborative journalism, reporters in Central and Eastern Europe are amplifying their news against populist and propagandized media.  

Judith Langowski | November 14, 2017

The Syrian photographer who showed the world a war

Photojournalist Karam al-Masri details his extraordinary journey from law school student to internationally renowned photographer. 

Alanna Dvorak | November 09, 2017

Pakistan's Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy on pursuing the truth in the face of opposition

Journalist and filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy shares insights and advice from her Academy Award-winning career.

Sam Berkhead | November 09, 2017

From the internet to paper: a digital platform’s experiment to raise awareness on human rights

An investigative digital media outlet is raising awareness about past violations of human rights in Peru —and is utilizing print to reach wider audiences. 

Belén Arce Terceros | November 07, 2017

6 tips for protecting your mental health when reporting on trauma

Traumatic events can be challenging to cover. The following techniques can help journalists build their own resiliency and learn how to report sensibly on trauma-related issues.

Arun Karki | November 01, 2017

Atlas Obscura is using virtual reality to transport readers to the world’s distant, exotic locations

The travel blog Atlas Obscura has built its brand around helping people discover the world. Now it's helping people discover the world through virtual reality. 

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab | October 25, 2017

8 worldwide journalism opportunities to apply for in November

Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in November. 

IJNet | October 24, 2017

8 key trends in local journalism

Digital technologies have disrupted local journalism, but also produced new possibilities. Here are eight ideas, gleaned from research in the Pacific Northwest, of how newsrooms can respond to the challenge. 

Damian Radcliffe | October 20, 2017

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