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The latest news from the International Center for Journalists.

December
8
2022

Disarming Disinformation: How to Prepare Your Investigative Pitch

ICFJ’s Disarming Disinformation program has a robust track designed to promote collaborative investigations that help to unravel who or what funds disinformation in the Americas. 

Very soon you will be able to apply for the second stage, an in-person “Investigathon,” which will take place in Austin, Texas, April 11-15. The event will bring together 20 professionals who will present proposals for collaborative investigations with a high potential for impact. 

December
6
2022

Opportunity for Brazilian Journalists to Investigate Scientific Disinformation

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is partnering with the Serrapilheira Institute to offer journalists, researchers and communications professionals from Brazil the opportunity to take part in the Disarming Disinformation “Investigathon” in the United States in April 2023. Up to three of the selected projects will receive grants to publish investigative and collaborative reports following the Investigathon. Applications will be open until Feb. 5, 2023.

December
5
2022

Security Guidance for Journalists on the U.S.-Mexico Border

After several attacks against Mexican journalists throughout 2022, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and the Border Center for Journalists and Bloggers collaborated with USAID-Mexico to develop security recommendations and guidance for journalists working on the U.S.-Mexico border.

December
5
2022

Protocolos de Seguridad Para Periodistas En el US-Mexico Frontera

En el marco del programa del Hub de Periodismo de Investigación de la Frontera Norte que impulsa ICFJ junto al Border Center, el pasado 4 de noviembre se lanzaron una serie de protocolos de seguridad con especial foco en los riesgos distintivos de la zona norte de México. Sin embargo, muchos de los elementos que se comparten en los documentos pueden ser útiles para periodistas de otras regiones de México y América Latina.

December
3
2022

Helping MENA News Outlets on the Path to Sustainability

A cohort of 16 independent news organizations in MENA will receive training, intensive coaching and funds through the Google News Initiative Startups Lab in the Middle East and North Africa.
December
3
2022

مبادرة جديدة في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا لدعم المؤسسات الإخبارية المستقلة في مسارها نحو تحقيق الاستدامة

أمام المؤسسات الإخبارية الرقمية الناشئة في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا، التي تعمل وتسعى لتطوير أعمال تخدم مجتمعاتها خلال السنوات المقبلة، فرصة جديدة تُحفّزُ نموَّها.

 
November
28
2022

Looking to Become an Environmental Journalist? Here's What You Should Know.

In the lead-up to the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP27, in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, IJNet and the Pamela Howard Forum on Global Crisis Reporting dove into reporting tips and tools for journalists covering the conference, and for those new to the environmental reporting beat.

November
22
2022

News Outlets Around the World Report Findings from ICFJ-UNESCO Study on Online Violence

Recent media coverage spotlights the critical findings and recommendations from a groundbreaking study on gendered online violence targeting journalists.

November
21
2022

Journalists Highlight Violence Against Children Around the Globe

Winners of the 2022 International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Violence Against Children Reporting Contest shone a light on sexual abuse of children by priests in Colombia, corporal punishment in Kenya, and child sex trafficking on the internet in the Philippines.

The Violence Against Children Reporting Contest was part of a partnership between ICFJ and the World Health Organization (WHO) designed to increase the quality and quantity of news coverage on violence against children around the world.

November
11
2022

Highlights from the ICFJ Tribute to Journalists 2022

Last night, at ICFJ’s 2022 Tribute to Journalists, we saluted intrepid colleagues who brave threats, harassment, bullets and bombs to produce outstanding news coverage in the public interest.

Our honorees and supporters gathered at our gala in Washington, DC, after two years of virtual events. Many more from around the world watched our program online.