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Sayed Hashemi

Sayed Zafar Hashemi was named deputy spokesman for Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in late July.

Jul 312015

ICFJ Knight Roundup: Medical Malpractice In Peru, Improving Environmental Reporting

Each week as part of the Knight International Media Innovators blog, the ICFJ Knight team will round up stories focused on how their fellows are making an impact in the field. Find out more about the fellows' projects by clicking here.

ICFJ Knight Fellows’ projects featured in a new Center for International Media Assistance report and more in this week’s roundup.

Jul 282015

ICFJ Knight Roundup: Mapping Deforestation in the Amazon, Upcoming African Datacamps

Each week as part of the Knight International Media Innovators blog, the ICFJ Knight team will round up stories focused on how their fellows are making an impact in the field.

Find out more about the fellows' projects by clicking here.

Jul 272015

ICFJ News, Summer 2015

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.

Jul 202015

ICFJ Knight Roundup: Cyber Attack in Guatemala, New Knight Fellows Announced

Each week as part of the Knight International Media Innovators blog, the ICFJ Knight team will round up stories focused on how their fellows are making an impact in the field.

Find out more about the fellows' projects by clicking here.

Jul 162015

How An Indian Newspaper Found Breaking Stories Before They Hit The Wire

In February this year, an express train crash near Bangalore killed 10 passengers and injured over 150 others. News alerts from national publishers and broadcasters began trickling in as text-only tweets a few minutes before 9 a.m. IST.

But these weren’t the first tweets about the accident. Local users had already been posting details and images from the site for more than an hour and a half.

Jul 162015

ICFJ Knight Roundup: The Human Cost of African Mining, Tracking Argentine Elections

Each week as part of the Knight International Media Innovators blog, the ICFJ Knight team will round up stories focused on how their fellows are making an impact in the field. Find out more about the fellows' projects by clicking here.

Tracking election campaigns in Argentina, the dirt on industrial mining in Africa, drones banned in Kenya and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.