Every year, we honor outstanding colleagues with the Knight International Journalism Award. We’re seeking candidates who, despite difficult circumstances, produce pioneering news reports or innovations that make a significant impact on the lives of people in their countries. Nominees can be reporters, editors, technologists, media managers, citizen journalists or bloggers.
Alumni of the Global Business Journalism (GBJ) Program at Tsinghua University gathered Dec. 7 in Beijing for the first reunion of the 5-year-old program. About 40 graduates, journalism professors, and friends of the program attended the dinner reception.
Graduates took turns giving updates on their careers and plans.
Media coverage of health issues can break down barriers to better information about health, resulting in improved services and care. During her Knight International Journalism Fellowship, Zarina Geloo trained journalists to produce higher-quality stories and launched a health segment in the Times of Zambia.
In November, Gustavo Falerios moderated a panel about sustainable development and transparency at the International Anti-Corruption Conference. As a Knight International Journalism Fellow, he helps journalists use data to improve environmental reporting in Brazil. Read Faleiros' take on the role transparency and corruption play in environmental sustainability here.
Irene Choge arrived at the data boot camp with little experience using spreadsheets. But the reporter for NTV in Kenya knew that learning how to use data could help her nail down an important story: why girls in rural school districts started performing badly as they reached adolescence.