Press Release

March
20
2020

A Global Crisis Like COVID-19 Calls for a Global Response. Here’s Ours.

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We are rolling out a wide range of resources to help journalists cover this pandemic. Today, we are launching the Global Health Crisis Reporting Forum that will connect journalists with some of the world’s top health practitioners, newsroom leaders and other experts, who can answer questions in live video chats. Experts will discuss how to combat misinformation about the pandemic, report safely on COVID-19 and create compelling infographics to relay important information in new ways. 

February
4
2020

ICFJ’s New Engagement Initiative to Offer Valuable Services to its Vast Global Network 

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The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will significantly expand the services and resources it provides journalists in its unparalleled global network. In addition to offering them a wide-range of high-quality programs, ICFJ aims to continuously provide life-long learning opportunities throughout their careers.

January
22
2020

Call for Nominations: ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award

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Each year, the International Center for Journalists honors outstanding colleagues with the ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award at our annual gala in Washington, D.C. We’re now seeking nominees whose pioneering coverage or media innovations have had tremendous impact.

December
11
2019

Diez Medios Latinoamericanos Reciben Subsidios y Consultoría para Fortalecer su Sustentabilidad

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Velocidad, una aceleradora de medios independientes de América Latina diseñada para lograr su sostenibilidad, ha seleccionado 10 emprendimientos digitales que recibirán inversiones y servicios especializados de consultoría. Velocidad fue desarrollada por por el Centro Internacional para Periodistas (ICFJ) y SembraMedia y el apoyo de Luminate, con el objetivo de impulsar el importante trabajo de estos medios en la región.

December
11
2019

Ten Latin American News Startups Get Grants and Consulting to Help Boost Their Bottom Line

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Velocidad, an accelerator designed to help independent news media in Latin America become sustainable, has selected 10 digital startups to receive investments and specialized consulting services. Velocidad was established with funding from Luminate and designed by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and SembraMedia to support the important work of independent media outlets. 

November
22
2019

Facebook Journalism Project Renews ICFJ Partnership to Help Arab Journalists Combat Misinformation

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More than 10,000 journalists across the Middle East and North Africa will learn to identify social media solutions that will strengthen the quality of reporting and help them make stronger connections with their audiences, through an initiative of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and the Facebook Journalism Project

October
15
2019

ICFJ Survey: Journalists Worldwide are Embracing Technology to Tackle Daunting Challenges

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Journalists around the world are increasingly turning to digital technology to help address daunting challenges such as the spread of misinformation and growing attacks on reporters, according to the International Center for Journalists’ 2019 survey of the State of Technology in Global Newsrooms. 

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.