Multimedia

Jul 252016

The Digital Journalist’s Toolbox: Mapping

Engaging and interactive journalism is still possible even without an extensive knowledge of coding. But how?

We’ve taken the guesswork out, scouring the internet to find the most accessible tools to create multimedia content. Below, you’ll find a collection of completely free applications that will do all the work for you — no coding required:

Google My Maps: This tool is probably the most familiar, simply because it mimics maps seen on a phone’s GPS. With My Maps, you can create your own customized Google map with pins, layers, text and photos.

Jul 182016

ICFJ Knight Roundup: South African Drone Camp Takes Journalism to New Heights

As part of the Knight International Media Innovators blog, the ICFJ Knight team will round up stories focused on how their fellows are making an impact in the field. Find out more about the fellows' projects by clicking here.

Training the Next Generation of Malian Media Professionals

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

Mar 162016

Training the Next Generation of Tunisian Media Professionals

Building on the success of the 2014 program, ICFJ will continue hosting a one-year program that allows Tunisian students seeking their master’s degree in journalism the opportunity to train and report in the United States. The participants will learn practical skills to enhance their reporting, meet with experts working in their field of interest and immerse themselves in U.S. culture.

Mar 162016

Iraqi-U.S. Journalist Exchange Program

The Iraqi-U.S. Journalism Exchange program took place over a 12-day period. Part of the “Iraqi-U.S. Journalist Exchange” program, five Iraqi commentators embarked on a study tour that featured meetings with experts and visits to newsrooms and innovation centers in Washington D.C., and New York City. The program aimed to help these leading Iraqi commentators gain a better understanding of U.S. foreign policy towards Iraq, U.S.-Iraqi bilateral relations and the role of think tanks.

The use of digital tools in public service reporting

The International Center for Journalists is offering an online course on the use of digital tools in public service reporting, which will be held from March 15 to April 25.

The online course is the first part of a program that will bring together professional and citizen journalists with civil society actors from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, West Bank/Gaza and Yemen. The six-week online course will guide 60 participants from these countries to work on ideas for multimedia public service journalism projects.

Photo by Frank S. Folwell

Photo by Frank S. Folwell

Photo by Todd Baer

Photo by Todd Baer

ICFJ, 9.9 school of communication offer online video-storytelling course for Indian journalists and journalism students

Join a select group of Indian journalists and journalism students in “Video Storytelling – A Hands-on, Interactive Online Course.” This six-week seminar, offered by the 9.9 School of Communication and supported by the International Center for Journalists, will run from December 2, 2013, to January 10, 2014. Qualified candidates will receive a full scholarship. The best participants will win a week-long coaching session with a video collaborator for The New York Times’ India Ink.

Photo by Todd Baer

Photo by Todd Baer

Photo by Todd Baer