Resources

  • Journalism Ethics: The Global Debate

    All over the world, journalists are facing threats to the professional standards of journalism. This manual encourages journalists and media managers to think about ethics in their profession and develop guidelines to meet their circumstances.

  • Ten Practical Tips for Covering Development

    By definition, development stories are big news in developing countries. The problem is media reports are typically just government announcements of infrastructure development – roads, bridges, hospitals, etc. – and official claims that lives will improve. Those articles turn off the reading and viewing public, and that has some editors pulling their staffs off this important coverage.

    Here are 10 tips for covering development from Edem Djokotoe,...

  • Integrando el Periodismo de Datos en las Salas de Redacción

    Este informe tiene como objetivo crear una instantánea de la estructura, el proceso, los incentivos y los recursos detrás de los equipos establecidos de periodismo de datos en siete importantes medios de comunicación de Estados Unidos, Gran Bretaña y Latinoamérica. El objetivo: identificar los elementos comunes que son esenciales para que los equipos de periodismo de datos puedan trabajar con eficacia en las salas de redacción.

  • Integrating Data Journalism into Newsrooms

    This report aims to create a snapshot of the structure, process, incentives and resources behind well-established data-journalism teams at six major U.S. and British media outlets and one Latin American newspaper. The goal: to identify the common threads that are essential for data-journalism teams to work effectively in newsrooms.

  • صوت الجمهور: تغطية الشرق الأوسط الجديد في العصر الرقمي

    تكمن أهمية الثورات في الشرق الأوسط ليس فقط لكونها أطاحت بالعديد من الحكام الديكتاتوريين وشكلت تهديدا لكثير آخرين، ولكنها أيضاً زادت من مستوى مشاركة المواطن في العالم العربي بشكل كبير عن طريق استخدامه لوسائل الإعلام الاجتماعية، الأنترنيت والهاتف المحمول. كما أتاحت هذه التغييرات الغير مسبوقة فرصة لا مثيل لها للصحفيين، للمساهمة في تشكيل مستقبل بلدهم.

    الهدف من هذا الدليل هو مساعدة الصحفيين العرب للعمل على تغطية أفضل للعملية السياسية، وتطوير تقنيات مساءلة الحكومات من خلال تقاريرهم.

    تلعب يقظة الإعلاميين والمواطنيين الصحفيين دورا رئيسيا في ضمان أن الحكومات أصبحت وما زالت تستجيب...

  • English-Chinese Glossary for Financial Terms and Acronyms

    Merrill Lynch, in conjunction with Tsinghua University, published this Glossary of Financial Terms and Acronyms, a valuable tool for business journalists and students covering the global economy. English financial terms are often translated into a confusing array of phrases in Chinese. This glossary enables Chinese and American business executives and reporters to use the same language.

  • Ten Tips for Managing the Migration to Digital Television

    Knight Fellow Meredith Beal has written a manual to help African television owners make the transition from analog to digital television. The manual, based on workshops organized with assistance from FCC trainers facilitated by the United States Telecommunications Training Institute and interviews with television station owners in countries which have already migrated, was released at this year's African Media Leaders Forum in...

  • Who’s Running the Company? A Guide to Reporting on Corporate Governance

    IFC, which promotes good practices in corporate governance in emerging markets, is not in any way associated with ICFJ's charitable gift-giving program.

    This Guide is designed for reporters and editors who already have some experience covering business and finance. The goal is to help journalists develop stories that examine how a company is governed, and spot events that may have serious consequences for the company’s survival, shareholders and stakeholders.

    Topics include the media’s role as a watchdog, how the board of directors functions, what...

  • The Business of News: Know Your Audience Increasing Readership and Advertising Through Research - Russian

    Newspapers everywhere are facing the increasing, intense competition for readers' attention and advertising business. Newspaper editors and managers must be aware of the needs and desires of both their readers and advertisers in order to grow in the future. And the learning process must be an ongoing process, because those needs and desires change frequently in a rapidly changing world. This manual walks you through the process of conducting useful market research through quantitative and qualitative methods.

  • The Business of News: Know Your Audience Increasing Readership and Advertising Through Research - English

    Newspapers everywhere are facing the increasing, intense competition for readers' attention and advertising business. Newspaper editors and managers must be aware of the needs and desires of both their readers and advertisers in order to grow in the future. And the learning process must be an ongoing process, because those needs and desires change frequently in a rapidly changing world. This manual walks you through the process of conducting useful market research through quantitative and qualitative methods.