Press Release

June
12
2024

Intrepid Journalists from Kenya, Ukraine and Jordan Win ICFJ Knight Awards

John-Allan Namu, a reporter and media entrepreneur from Kenya, and Valeriya Yegoshyna, an investigative reporter from Ukraine, are the 2024 winners of the ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award. Rana Sabbagh, a renowned investigative editor from Jordan, is the recipient of the 2024 ICFJ Knight Trailblazer Award.
June
10
2024

Hans Staiger Award Winner Finds Evidence Bolstering Allegations that Indian Company Overcharged for Coal

Coal that was originally designated as low-quality was sold to the state power company in India as high-quality coal for triple the cost, according to an investigation from the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) led by Anand Mangnale, winner of the Hans Staiger Investigative Reporting Award.

May
24
2024

ICFJ Welcomes Knight Fellows Alan Soon and Rishad Patel

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is pleased to announce Alan Soon and Rishad Patel from Splice Media as new Knight Fellows beginning June 1. Soon and Patel, based in Singapore, will launch an innovative program called Splice Nano during their fellowship year.

May
21
2024

ICFJ Welcomes Kathleen Lacey, Patty Michalski and Maria Ressa to Board of Directors

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) this week announced three additions to its board of directors: Kathleen Lacey, an advisor with Teneo, the global management consulting firm; Patty Michalski, who oversees content strategy and innovation for Hearst Newspapers; and Maria Ressa, the CEO of Rappler in the Philippines and 2021 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
May
1
2024

New ICFJ Knight Fellows to Work on Supporting Exiled Media, Exploring AI Solutions and Covering the Amazon

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is thrilled to announce a new cohort of ICFJ Knight Fellows - Daniel Nardin, José Nieves, Luz Mely Reyes, Mattia Peretti, Nikita Roy and Sannuta Raghu.

April
26
2024

ICFJ-Backed Reporting Teams Are Probing the Sources Behind Election Lies

Investigative reporting teams across four continents are working with ICFJ’s support to expose the sources and money behind electoral disinformation campaigns, in a pivotal year for democracy when more than 2.6 billion people are expected to go to the polls.

April
5
2024

Journalists from Nigeria, Kenya Win 2024 Elliott Award for Stories that Spotlight Gaps in Healthcare

A journalist who investigated a potentially deadly concoction sold in the streets of Nigeria and another who chronicled a fight for abortion rights in Kenya are the 2024 winners of the Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. 

March
8
2024

ICFJ Strongly Condemns Attacks Against Metamorphosis Foundation in North Macedonia

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) strongly condemns attacks against our partner, the Metamorphosis Foundation, an organization dedicated to strengthening the awareness and capacity of citizens and civil society in North Macedonia. Metamorphosis and its fact-checking service, Truthmeter, are the target of a widespread disinformation campaign endangering current and former employees and undermining the ability of a free press to operate in the country.

March
7
2024

Application Deadline Extended to April 1 for Global Business Journalism's 2024-2025 Academic Year


The Global Business Journalism program has extended its final application deadline for the 2024-2025 academic year until April 1 amid a record-setting pace of applications to the Tsinghua University master's degree program.
February
22
2024

Register Now: Join ICFJ's Empowering the Truth Global Summit

Journalists in every corner of the world will come together once per week in March to learn tools and strategies for elevating truthful information above the tide of misinformation, as part of ICFJ’s second annual Empowering the Truth Global Summit.