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Sherry Ricchiardi is an international journalist and media development specialist based in Washington, D.C. She has worked with journalists in 35 countries, most recently Mongolia and Bangladesh.

Latest Stories

Arab Data Journalists’ Network, a driving force for change in the region

Although data-driven storytelling has become common around the world, very few of these stories are written in Arabic. ADJN intends to change this by promoting data journalism in the region.

Sherry Ricchiardi | January 31, 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

How an investigation into fake Ph.Ds became a case study for newsroom transformation

Indonesia's Tempo Media Group used lessons learned from its fake Ph.D. investigation to become a digitally oriented newsroom.

Sherry Ricchiardi | December 14, 2017

UNESCO publication promotes safety programs for journalists

A UNESCO publication uses examples from around the world to highlight practices journalists can use to negotiate dangerous situations and stay safe. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | December 06, 2017

Challenges and opportunities in data journalism

A study from Google News Lab and PolicyViz provides insight into the state of data journalism and explores challenges practitioners face in this field.

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 31, 2017

Rules of Engagement: When should journalists intervene?

Journalists regularly cover natural disasters and tragedies. Is there ever an appropriate time to step in and help? And if so, when?

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 17, 2017

For women journalists, mentoring can make the difference

Women journalists everywhere have questions about how to navigate and advance in the field of journalism. Experts recommend finding mentors to help guide the way. But how do you find a mentor? 

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 21, 2017

How newsrooms can fight online harassment targeting female journalists

For many female journalists writing sensitive stories, it's become standard to expect a wave of anonymous, online abuse in response to their work. How can newsrooms fight back?

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 05, 2017

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