Resources

  • First-ever Global Survey of News Tech Reveals Perilous Digital Skills Gap

    The State of Technology in Global Newsrooms is the first-ever survey on the adoption of digital technologies in news media worldwide. The International Center for Journalists, working with Georgetown University, conducted the study in 12 languages, and received more than 2,700 responses from journalists and newsroom managers in 130 countries.

    As we face a global media landscape rife with uncertainty and excitement, a comprehensive understanding of this new era and what it means for journalists has never been more urgent. Our survey sought to answer a critical question: Are...

  • Journalism and Trauma

    Covering tragedy and human suffering is at the heart of what journalists do. This manual provides a starting point for news organizations seeking to deal more efficiently with journalism and traumatic stress.

  • Digital and Mobile Security for Journalists and Bloggers - Arabic

    The Digital and Mobile Security Manual, a guide that offers advice to reporters and bloggers on creating risk-reduction plans and digital and mobile security protocols, is now available for Arabic-speaking journalists. Written by Knight International Journalism Fellow Jorge Luis Sierra with support from Freedom House and the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), the manual explains how journalists and citizen reporters can use new digital security tools to improve their online safety.

    The guide aims to create a new culture of digital security for journalists to help them...

  • Manual de Seguridad Digital y Móvil

    The Manual de Seguridad Digital y Móvil (Manual of Digital and Mobile Security) for journalists and bloggers, written by Knight International Journalism Fellow Jorge Luis Sierra, offers advice on creating risk-reduction plans and digital and mobile security protocols. The manual, produced by Freedom House and the International Center for Journalists, guides journalists and citizen reporters in the protection of their sources and information and, ultimately, of their own physical, legal and psychological security. Its advice is geared toward journalists in Mexico, but is applicable to a...

  • Basic Journalism: Reporting, Writing and Editing Materials - Uzbek

    This manual is a guide for journalists working in the republics of the former Soviet Union and is a practical textbook focusing on reporting, writing and editing for independent newspapers. The manual may also serve other professionals seeking to perfect their own practical basics of fundamental journalism.

  • Basic Journalism: Reporting, Writing and Editing Materials - Tajik

    This manual is a guide for journalists working in the republics of the former Soviet Union and is a practical textbook focusing on reporting, writing and editing for independent newspapers. The manual may also serve other professionals seeking to perfect their own practical basics of fundamental journalism.

  • Media Training - Tajik

    This manual has been adapted from the International Center for Journalists’ operational handbook and has been used by our trainers for more than a decade. It pulls together long-proven methods of training adults in general, professional journalists and managers in particular, and international journalists and managers especially. It comes from lessons learned (sometimes the hard way) in more than 20 years of training by the Center, its staff, and its hundreds of adjunct faculty and consultants who have made a science out of imparting information and skills to others.

  • Guía de Periodismo en la Era Digital

    Esta guía ha sido diseñada para periodistas hispanoparlantes que ya tienen un poco de experiencia en el área del periodismo digital. La meta es darle a estos periodistas un vistazo a la industria del periodismo hispano en los Estados Unidos y las habilidades técnicas y periodísticas que se necesitan para tener éxito en esta carrera.

  • Digital and Mobile Security for Mexican Journalists and Bloggers

    A new survey of 102 journalists and bloggers in 20 Mexican states shows nearly 70 percent have been threatened or have suffered attacks because of their work. In addition, 96 percent say they know of colleagues who have been attacked. Respondents to the survey also say they view cyber-espionage and email-account cracking as the most serious digital risks they face. And while nearly all have access to and rely on the Internet, social networks, mobile phones and blogging platforms for their work, they also admit that they have little or no command of digital security tools such as encryption...

  • Seguridad Digital y Móvil para Periodistas y Blogueros

    Una nueva encuesta a 102 periodistas y blogueros en 20 estados de la república mexicana muestra que cerca del 70% de ellos han sido atacados por su trabajo. Además, 96% dice que conocen a otros colegas que también han sido atacados. Los participantes de la encuesta identifican al espionaje cibernético y el crackeo de correos electrónicos como los riesgos digitales más graves que enfrentan. Asimismo, aunque casi todos utilizan Internet, redes sociales, teléfonos móviles y plataformas de blogs para desempeñar su trabajo, ellos reportan tener conocimiento pobre o nulo del uso de herramientas...