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Babar at IFES 2013

Taimoor, second from left, at the IFES panel event entitled "The Role of Media in Elections."

May 92013

Tsinghua University Forges Bloomberg Staff, Alumni Networks

May 8 (On Bloomberg) -- Editor-in-Chief Matthew Winkler spearheaded a groundbreaking project in China when in 2007 he set up a Bloomberg terminal lab at Tsinghua University.

Burns Fellows Reporting

Burns Fellow Tetiana Anderson reporting from Berlin, 2012.

Apr 292013

U.S.-German Exchange Cultivates the Next Generation of Foreign Correspondents

Twenty reporters from prestigious media outlets across the U.S. and Germany are the newest participants in an influential exchange program for young journalists, the Arthur F. Burns Fellowship.

Many of this year’s U.S. participants come from leading radio stations across the country. Also represented are Washington news website Politico, VICE Media, and The Washington Times. Their German colleagues hail from top news organizations such as N24 TV, Die Zeit and Der Spiegel newspapers.

The Fellows will come to Washington, D.C.

Mar 272013

Tools From SXSW That Could Improve Access to News and Information

For the past two years, I’ve gone to South By Southwest’s (SXSW) Interactive Festival in search of ideas and tools to bring to journalism.

Mar 152013

Why We Need Better Tools to Measure the Value of Journalism

Journalists and media have only scratched the surface in assessing their value to the world. To better understand and deliver that value, we need to improve how we measure the true impact of journalism.

Mar 142013

ICFJ March Board Dinner and Panel Discussion

At a dinner and panel discussion on March 11, Africa experts highlighted the exciting prospects for a continent once defined by war and famine. Michael Elliott, ICFJ director and president and CEO of ONE, moderated the panel, titled "Innovative Africa: The New Frontier." Read our Storify.

Digital Security and Press Freedom in Latin America

The International Center for Journalists, the Center for International Media Assistance at the National Endowment for Democracy and Freedom House will be hosting a panel discussion on "Digital Security and Press Freedom in Latin America" on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 3:30-5:00 p.m.

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This program is no longer active.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.

Exchange Program for Media Professionals from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda and the United States

The Exchange Program for Media Professionals from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, and the United States, is a four-part, two-way media program run by ICFJ and funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.