Chris Benderev taken by Olga Belogolova

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Social Justice Reporting for a Global America: International Reporting Fellowship Program for U.S.-based Journalists

This program is no longer active.

About the Program

Plagued by the twin challenges of a slow economy and digital disruption, many U.S. news organizations are cutting back on foreign coverage and are shrinking their editorial staffs.

But journalists can play an essential role in raising awareness around international social justice issues, including women’s rights, corruption, human trafficking, poverty, religious tolerance, environmental issues, migration and education.

Nov 132012

New Knight International Fellowships Will Advance Media Innovation Worldwide

WASHINGTON—From digitally mapping Amazon deforestation to launching a news innovation challenge in Africa, innovative work by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will be supported by a new $3.15 million grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

Nov 72012

CNN India Bureau Chief Sees Journalism as a Difficult Path that Yields Great Rewards

CNN’s New Delhi Bureau Chief, Phillip Turner visited students at the 9.9 School of Convergence and World Media Academy to talk about his remarkable journalism career, including 30 years with the world’s first 24-hour news network.

The son of missionaries, Turner spent part of his childhood growing up in South India.

Aug 32012

Russia-U.S. Journalist Exchange Program’s Recruitment to Reopen

Program dates have been set, and the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will reopen its recruitment of U.S. journalists to take part in the first round of the Young Media Professionals Exchange Program, a two-year initiative between the United States and Russia. ICFJ’s work in the program is supported with a generous grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

**ICFJ will accept applications from U.S. journalists online from Aug.

Founding member of the International Association of Religion Journalists Rachel Kohn talks about the importance of connecting journalists across borders.