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The latest news from the International Center for Journalists.

February
1
2023

Journalist of the Month: Chani Guyot

For Argentinian journalist Chani Guyot, journalism centers around purpose and impact. When he recognized a pattern of news avoidance in his community in Argentina, he knew it was imperative that journalists better engage their audiences.

January
24
2023

How Bellingcat Uncovered the Truth Behind Russian Missile Strikes in Ukraine

When Christo Grozev, executive director of Bellingcat, saw that Russia was claiming its missiles were striking only military targets in Ukraine, he knew he had to go beyond just proving that was not true.

January
23
2023

How to Produce More Gender-Equitable Coverage

“Women are being underrepresented in news leadership, as protagonists in news gathering and news coverage, and fewer women tend to consume news,” said Kassova. “There are [many] areas we need to get right if equitable journalism is to be produced.”

January
19
2023

Covering the Lives of Nicaraguan Migrants Amid Political Instability


Regidor pitched her Nicaraguan news outlet, Confidencial, on a section devoted to covering the lives of migrants. Regidor wanted to tell the countless stories of people who have left their country. She recognized that this issue was much bigger than a headline. It deserved its own coverage and platform.

January
17
2023

Hold The Line Coalition Welcomes Acquittal Verdict for Maria Ressa and Rappler, Calls for All Remaining Cases to Be Closed

The Hold the Line Coalition (HTL) welcomes Wednesday’s Philippine Court of Tax Appeals verdict, which has cleared  Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa and Rappler, the news organization she founded, of tax evasion in four of seven cases brought by the government. 
January
17
2023

Nobel Peace Prize Laureates to President Marcos: Ensure Justice for Maria Ressa

Eleven Nobel Peace Prize winners have raised their voices to urge President Ferdinand Marcos to ensure justice and a fair trial to their fellow laureate, Philippine journalist Maria Ressa. Ressa, they say, has been “subjected to a rash of arrests, indictments, and prison sentences that we can only classify as political persecution.”

January
13
2023

ICFJ Knight Fellows Offer Tips to Help Journalists Navigate 2023

Here’s what ICFJ Knight Fellows learned in 2022, and tips they shared to help their fellow journalists navigate the new year.
January
11
2023

How to Investigate and Report on Far-Right Extremism

Far-right extremism is on the rise globally. Knowing how to investigate and report on the movement and its actors is paramount for journalists today.

The January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol in 2021, for instance, was heavily influenced by two of America's most well-known far-right extremist groups, the

January
6
2023

2023 ICFJ Knight Awards Nominations Are Now Open

We are now seeking nominees whose pioneering coverage or media innovations have made an impact on the lives of people in their countries or regions. Candidates can be reporters, editors, technologists, media managers or citizen journalists. Those who meet the award’s criteria may nominate themselves. Please submit your nominations by Sunday, Feb. 17, 2023.
January
5
2023

Here's How Journalists Can Best Engage Audiences on Climate Change

In a recent webinar, the ICFJ Pamela Howard Forum on Global Crisis Reporting dove into a report by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford that looks at how readers access climate change news, who they trust and how they feel about the issue.