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Dec 182012

Support ICFJ This Holiday Season

As you make your year-end contributions, please support ICFJ and receive a special gift. Our programs have impact.

Nov 132012

New Knight International Fellowships Will Advance Media Innovation Worldwide

WASHINGTON—From digitally mapping Amazon deforestation to launching a news innovation challenge in Africa, innovative work by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will be supported by a new $3.15 million grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

Nov 52012

International Journalists to Live-Blog on Election Night

Fifty reporters from 46 countries will get a front-row seat to history on November 6 as they cover election night from the United States for their audiences back home. They will live-blog stories from the polls in battleground states using an exciting new tool, the Global Editors Network’s (GEN) Live Desk platform.

The Elections 2012 Visiting Journalists Program

Though the results of the 2012 U.S. Presidential elections were announced to the world on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 49 foreign journalists were able to provide first-hand reports on the outcome to their readers, listeners and viewers in their home countries. This opportunity came from their participation in The Elections 2012 Visiting Journalists Program.

The Henry Luce Foundation Program to Promote Excellence in Global Coverage of Religion

Continuing its efforts to improve coverage of religion around the world, ICFJ has launched a two-year program for American and international journalists who cover religious issues. By improving professional skills and increasing the dialogue around religion, ICFJ hopes to encourage journalists to engage the subject more openly and free of bias, and simultaneously more respectfully and critically. The program activities will include two online courses and international joint reporting projects,

The program is designed to:

  • Improve U.S.
Jul 132012

Reporters Need a New Set of Skills for Data Journalism

There's a lot more to data journalism than simply putting numbers into a story. Data journalism expert and Knight International Journalism Fellow Sandra Crucianelli outlines the skills reporters need to master the field.

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Founding member of the International Association of Religion Journalists Rachel Kohn talks about the importance of connecting journalists across borders.

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Founding member of the International Association of Religion Journalists (IARJ) Indeewari Dona of Sri Lanka's ART Television talks about the role religion has played in her country's conflicts and how quality religion reporting can help ease tensions.

May 242012

Religion Reporting Programs at ICFJ to Expand

New offerings include online courses and an international reporting fellowship, thanks to Luce Foundation grant

A new, $300,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation will bolster ICFJ’s religion programs and help improve U.S. and global reporting.

Mar 262012

Journalists Launch First Global Religion Reporting Association

Nestled in the inspirational scenery of the Bellagio Conference Center on Lake Como in Italy, more than 30 journalists from six continents crafted and launched last week the world’s first global association of journalists who cover religion and spirituality.