Press Release

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
8
2022

Five Organizations Receive Funding to Further ‘Elevate’ Their Business and Operational Strategies


These news organizations are among five selected to receive grants – totaling up to $100,000 – to pursue projects that improve their operations and help them become more sustainable businesses. El Pitazo (Venezuela), OC Media (Georgia), Teyit (Turkey), The Centrum Media (Pakistan) and VoxEurop (France) were chosen to receive the funding after taking part in the first phases of Elevate, ICFJ’s news business hub.
September
30
2022

ICFJ and The Self-Investigation launch "Resilience" Mental Health Program for Arabic-Speaking Journalists


To adopt healthier work practices that can sustain journalists' well-being, ICFJ is launching a new resilience program for Arabic-speaking journalists under the auspices of the ICFJ Pamela Howard Forum on Global Crisis Reporting. The initiative aims to shed light on the importance of mental health and well-being for workers in the media industry and provide crucial resources in Arabic for journalists. It kicks off October 10 to mark World Mental Health Day and will run through the end of November. You can register for the first session here.

September
27
2022

ICFJ Stands With Nigerian Journalist Kiki Mordi Against Unrelenting Misogynistic Attacks

The International Center for Journalists stands with multi award-winning investigative journalist and documentarian Kiki Mordi, who is facing escalating online violence laced with gendered disinformation designed to discredit and silence her.

September
20
2022

Conectando comunidades indígenas com redações brasileiras

Uma nova iniciativa do Centro Internacional para Jornalistas (ICFJ na sigla em inglês) vai fomentar reportagem in loco sobre desmatamento e conflito na Amazônia, utilizando tecnologia móvel para amplificar vozes locais em nível nacional. A iniciativa se baseia em um projeto de impacto apoiado pelo ICFJ na Indonésia.

September
20
2022

Connecting Indigenous Communities With Newsrooms to Spotlight Environmental Devastation in Brazil

A new initiative from the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will foster on-the-ground reporting about deforestation and conflict in the Amazon, leveraging mobile technology to amplify local voices at a national level. This builds on an already impactful ICFJ-backed project in Indonesia.

August
30
2022

Disarming Disinformation: ICFJ Launches 3-Year Initiative to Combat Dangerous Falsehoods

Journalists, media researchers and university students will join forces to fight rampant and often deadly disinformation in a new three-year global program led by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) with the support of the Scripps Howard Foundation.

August
11
2022

Jornalistas lançam projetos inovadores para combater a desinformação eleitoral no Brasil

Equipes de jornalistas lançam novas ferramentas e recursos para ajudar os eleitores brasileiros a identificar a desinformação e fazer escolhas mais conscientes durante a campanha eleitoral de 2022 que começa este mês. Os projetos inovadores - desenvolvidos como parte da iniciativa Jogo Limpo - incluem desde um bot de checagem de fatos em vídeo e uma campanha de influenciadores até técnicas de gamificação para atingir os jovens.

August
11
2022

Journalists Launch Innovative Projects to Counter Electoral Disinformation in Brazil

Teams of journalists in Brazil are rolling out new tools and resources to help voters spot disinformation and make more informed choices as the 2022 election cycle kicks off this month. The innovative projects - developed as part of the Jogo Limpo (“Fair Game”) initiative - include everything from a video fact-checking bot and an influencer campaign to gamification techniques for reaching youth.