Mexico

Feb 42015

Periodistas en Riesgo Site Provides Safety Resources for Mexican Reporters

The name of Moisés Sánchez has been all over the news in Mexico the past few weeks, after his kidnapping in the state of Veracruz.

Taller de Periodismo de Investigación en México (2015)

El Centro Internacional para Periodistas (ICFJ) en alianza con CONNECTAS y Periodistas de a Pie convocaba a los periodistas mexicanos a participar en el taller sobre técnicas de investigación periodística. El evento fue conducido por el periodista peruano Enrique Flor y el colombiano Carlos Eduardo Huertas. Además contaba con la participación de los mexicanos Darío Fritz y Alejandra Xanic como panelistas invitados.

Joyce Book Fair

Joyce Barnathan speaks at the Guadalajara International Book Fair. Photo courtesy of Universidad de Guadalajara.

Joyce Book Fair

ICFJ President Joyce Barnathan speaks at the Guadalajara International Book Fair. Courtesy of Universidad de Guadalajara.

Sep 122014

Mapping Attacks on Journalists Can Point the Way to Better Security

For many reporters and photographers, it’s pretty common to get the following assignment from their editors: Go cover a street protest, get pictures and video, look out for clashes between police and demonstrators…and be careful.

If this sounds familiar, it’s probably because the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, have reminded us of the dangers of covering demonstrations on the streets, as reporters have been attacked or arrested during the protests sparked by the police shooting of an unarmed teen.

Apr 22014

News Corp to Provide Immersive Fellowships for Mexican Journalists

Washington, D.C. – In its first initiative with the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), News Corp will open The Wall Street Journal newsroom and resources to five Mexican journalists for an immersive, month-long summer fellowship.

The News Corp Fellows will have the opportunity to focus on access to information, freedom of expression and digital technology at a leading global business news outlet.

Journalists from a wide range of Mexican news organizations will experience firsthand the workings of a fast-paced digital news operation.

Press Freedom and Access to Information: A News Corp Fellowship for Mexican Journalists

ICFJ will bring five Mexican journalists to Washington, D.C. and the News Corp headquarters in New York. The selected journalists, News Corp Fellows, will spend a month in the United States, interning at The Wall Street Journal and learning about freedom of the press and working in an American newsroom.

Videographers, newsroom editors, bloggers, graphic reporters and journalists from all areas of expertise are welcome to apply.

To complement the four week program at The Wall Street Journal, ICFJ will design an orientation program in Washington, D.C.