Basic Journalism

Training the Next Generation of Malian Media Professionals

Meet the 2016 Malian Fellows

In partnership with the U.S. State Department, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) brought four Malian journalists to the United States for a professional internship program. The visiting journalists had the opportunity to observe U.S. newsrooms operations as well as learn new skills to enhance their journalism careers. The program sought to accomplish the following: to demonstrate U.S. and international journalistic practices and ethics through practical, hands-on experience.

Feb 32016

‘Concerned journalists' ready to break new ground to improve quality in Turkish media

By Yonca Poyraz Doğan

Sherry Ricchiardi talks about codes of ethic. Photo credit: Frank S. Folwell.

Everything started with an announcement from the newly established İstanbul-based Media Association (Medya Derneği), which said in June of last year that together with the Washington, D.C.-based International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) they would offer an online media ethics course with the aim of encouraging journalists to take the principles they learn back with them to their respective institutions.

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Sherry Ricchiardi talks about codes of ethic. Photo credit: Frank S. Folwell.

Sherry Ricchiardi talks about codes of ethic. Photo credit: Frank S. Folwell.

Feb 32016

ICFJ Anywhere courses bring the latest to online consultant

By H.J. Cummins

Crediting his ICFJ Anywhere trainings for bringing a new level of professionalism to his work, Algerian journalism consultant Nassim Lakehal is creating hefty websites with the latest in online writing styles as well as multimedia and interactive features.

Among his most recent successes are the redesigned website for Al-Yaum, one of the most popular newspapers in Saudi Arabia today, and Gate of the Algerian press, a groundbreaking site dedicated to commentary on Arab media.

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Feb 22016

Syrian journalist, an ICFJ Anywhere veteran, creates magazine

By H.J. Cummins

Starting a magazine is an ambitious project at any time. But, as chance would have it, Syrian journalist Nahed Al Ali launched hers in the midst of the “Arab Spring.”

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Nahed Al Ali

Nahed Al Ali

ICFJ Anywhere

ICFJ Anywhere is the global source for high-quality, online journalism courses taught by seasoned professionals. This is a great, year-round opportunity to improve your skills.

Maria Clara Vieira’s story, "A New Beginning for Children of Crack," shines a light on a growing problem in Brazil: the link between crack-cocaine addiction and an increase in the number of addicted children put up for adoption.

Dec 92015

Global Business Journalism Program Seeks Applicants for 2016-2017 Academic Year

The Global Business Journalism (GBJ) Program at Tsinghua University offers a unique opportunity for college graduates who hope to pursue a career in economic or financial journalism.