Reporting Contest Winners Reveal the Hidden Toll on Early Childhood Development

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) has named reporters from India, Kenya and Nigeria as winners of the 2016 Early Childhood Development Reporting Contest. Their stories shed light on the earliest years of life, especially the first 1,000 days. That is the critical period when children need proper nourishment, responsive care, learning opportunities and protection from disease, violence and stress.

Oct 142014

Journalists from Africa, Asia and Europe Win Climate Change Reporting Grants

Three journalists from Africa, Asia and Europe have been selected to receive $1,000 reporting grants to cover climate change as part of the ICFJ-United Nations Foundation Climate Change Journalism Fellowship program.

The winners are Jessica Camille Aguirre of Deutsche Presse-Agentur in Berlin, Madison Park of CNN International in Hong Kong, and Dickson Ng’hily of The Guardian Newspaper in Tanzania. They were among 10 journalists who had been selected to participate in a daylong Virtual Climate Change Fellowship on Sept. 3.

Sep 252014

ICFJ's Business Journalism Program at Tsinghua University Featured on CIMA Report

A new report from the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) says investigative business journalism is improving in China, thanks in part to the efforts of the International Center For Journalists (ICFJ).

In 2007, ICFJ launched the Global Business Journalism Program at Tsinghua University in Beijing— the only program of its kind on the Chinese mainland.

ICFJ/United Nations Foundation Climate Change Journalism Fellowship: Europe, Asia and Africa

As fluctuating temperatures and destructive natural disasters increasingly create global crises, it is clear that "climate change" is no longer just a phenomenon discussed by scientists. The topic of extreme weather is at the forefront of local and international news coverage.

Photo courtesy of NASA

Malaysia: Creating a Multimedia News Project

To fill the void of local news reporting, ICFJ and Malaysiakini will create a network of locally-based citizen journalists trained in journalism skills and armed with high-tech reporting tools. To empower and give voice to marginalized and often abused immigrant workers, the program will bring media trainers from their originating countries to train citizen journalists and help create native language news websites with stories drawn from their experiences throughout the country.