Strengthening Professionalism and Investigative Journalism in Africa

This two-phase exchange program, starting in Kenya, will bring a group of four young journalists from selected news organizations to the United States for a four-week program. They will first attend an orientation in Washington, D.C., and then spend the remaining time working out of U.S. newsrooms.

The program will provide participating journalists with the necessary skills to do enterprise news reporting of relevant social issues, as well as how to use the latest digital tools for their work. Through their time working with U.S.

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Umar Cheema, who received the 2013 Knight International Journalism Award, said Pakistani journalists “need more protection because we still face great danger.”

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Umar Cheema accepted the Knight International Journalism Award for investigating widespread corruption. Though he was brutally assaulted, he said journalists “can't be cowed into submission."

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Roman Anin won the Knight International Journalism Award for revealing how nearly a billion dollars vanished from the country's budget.

Roadblocks Along the New Silk Road

Journalists from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives are invited to apply to a program that aims to connect 21-30 year old journalists in South Asia for joint reporting projects that explore topics relating to migration and issues affecting women and young people in the region, while also training the journalists on investigative journalism and responsible reporting in the digital age. The program, run by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, has two phases.

Reporting the Power Struggle: Energy News Coverage in Baja California, Mexico 2013

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The program will train journalists on reporting techniques ranging from online digital mapping to crowdsourcing and data journalism.

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) proposes to bolster the scant media coverage of the unfolding situation by offering local and national journalists an unparalleled opportunity to learn firsthand from key sources about the energy challenge as well as learn new digital tools for more in-depth reporting and compelling storytelling.

Iniciativa para el Periodismo de Investigación en las Américas 2013-2017

La Iniciativa Regional para el Periodismo de Investigación en las Américas es un programa de cuatro años co-auspiciado por la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID) y el Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos, oficina de Democracia, Derechos Humanos y Trabajo (DRL) para apoyar una nueva iniciativa centrada en la promoción y el fortalecimiento de la transparencia, la seguridad y la libertad de expresión en los medios de comunicación.

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