Press Release

September
23
2019

Cuatro organizaciones fronterizas reciben subvenciones para periodismo de investigación

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El Centro Internacional de para Periodistas ha dado Subvenciones para Fortalecer Capacidades de Investigación a tres medios de comunicación independientes y a una organización de la sociedad civil quienes trabajan en la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México. Las subvenciones ayudarán a las organizaciones a proporcionar investigaciones detalladas sobre corrupción, transparencia y otros asuntos desafiantes en la región fronteriza que comparten ambos países.

September
23
2019

Four border organizations receive grants to strengthen investigative journalism capacity

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The International Center for Journalists has awarded organizational reporting grants to three independent media outlets and a civil society organization working at the U.S.-Mexico border. The grants will help these organizations conduct in-depth reporting on corruption, transparency and other challenging issues vital to both countries.

July
12
2019

New Pledges Not Credible without Action, Say Press Freedom Groups

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More than 30 press freedom and media development organizations met in London in advance of the Global Media Freedom Conference to call on all participating States to ensure the protection and safety of all journalists and media workers in compliance with their existing obligations and international standards.

May
21
2019

Three Intrepid Journalists to Receive Prestigious International Journalism Awards

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The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) announced the lineup for its 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner on Nov. 7 in Washington, DC. The honorees include three courageous journalists: CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer, Stevan Dojčinović of Serbia, and Rose Wangui of Kenya. As previously announced, Washington Post Executive Editor Martin “Marty” Baron will receive ICFJ’s Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism at the event.

April
12
2019

Velocidad Ayuda a Medios Digitales Independientes Latinoamericanos a Lograr Sustentabilidad

Hoy se anunció el lanzamiento de Velocidad, una iniciativa pionera en América Latina que identificará e invertirá $1.5 millones en empresas de medios de comunicación independientes de la región. Velocidad busca impulsar los esfuerzos de medios emprendedores para convertirse en negocios prósperos.

April
12
2019

Velocidad to Help Latin American News Startups Accelerate Revenue Growth

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A pioneering initiative announced today will identify and invest $1.5 million in promising news media startups in Latin America and accelerate their efforts to grow into thriving businesses.

Called Velocidad (“Velocity” in English), the accelerator program will provide both funding and expert consulting for news startups operating in Latin America. Velocidad is funded by Luminate and run by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and SembraMedia.

February
13
2019

Update: Maria Ressa Released on Bail in the Philippines

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The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) calls on Philippine authorities to immediately free Maria Ressa, founder of the independent news site Rappler, and to drop all charges against her.

November
8
2018

ICFJ Knight Fellowships to Promote Global Exchange of Journalism Best Practices With $5 Million in New Support From Knight Foundation

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The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will expand its work connecting global journalism leaders with U.S. news organizations through its signature Knight Fellowships program with a new $5 million, five-year investment from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

June
22
2018

Global Initiative Aims to Spark New Thinking on How to Fund Quality Journalism

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A new global initiative will expose media entrepreneurs to the latest thinking on how to fund quality journalism. The program will feature experts in media sustainability at events in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, as well as webinars and targeted news stories on innovative business models.

June
19
2018

How to End Misogyny in the News Industry: An Open Letter to the International Journalism Community

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ICFJ President Joyce Barnathan and other international media leaders lay out 14 key recommendations for combatting gender inequality, in an open letter first published on Nieman Lab.