ICFJ News, Spring 2016

Mar 242016

We hope you enjoy ICFJ's quarterly newsletter. In our programs, we seed new ideas and services that deepen coverage, expand news delivery and engage citizens in the editorial process.

Charlie Rose to Receive ICFJ's Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism

Charlie Rose, an icon of American television known for insightful interviews with extraordinary people in every field from politics and science to film and sports, will be honored by the International Center for Journalists at its Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14. Read more.

State-of-the-art Journalism Center Set to Transform Pakistani News Media

ICFJ launched the Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ), a new facility in Karachi that will provide Pakistani journalists with cutting-edge training. Read more.

ICFJ Partners With Humanitarian Group to Launch Reporting Award

The ICFJ Award for Integrity in Journalism, to be given in Yerevan, Armenia, on April 24, will honor a reporter who exposes crimes against humanity. Read more.

New Website Helps Families Hit by Zika Virus

On the site Cabeça e Coração (Head and Heart), ICFJ participant Maria Clara Vieira is connecting women whose children have Zika-related birth defects. Already, she's having impact. Read more.

Is Your Physician a Dodgy Doctor? Nigerians Can Now Find Out

Thanks to a simple tool on a major news site, Nigerians can identify medical fraudsters. The app was created by our Knight Fellows. Read more.

How Journalists Cover ISIS and Its Vast Propaganda Machine

An ICFJ panel of media experts said that news organizations are struggling to cover this terrorist group, constrained by a lack of on-the-ground presence. The event was hosted by Google's Richard Gingras in San Francisco. Read more.

Make 2016 a Fellowship Year

Each year, we run dozens of programs that help journalists and media organizations use technology to produce outstanding coverage of important issues. Check out our wide variety of offerings.

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