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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.

February
2
2024

Calling Media Leaders Globally: Apply Now for the ICFJ Knight Fellowships

The International Center for Journalists is excited to open applications for the 2024 ICFJ Knight Fellowships, marking the fellowship’s 30th year of fostering innovative journalism practices across the globe. The fellowships are made possible by the longtime support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

January
23
2024

New ICFJ Knight Fellows to Pioneer AI Media Projects

The International Center for Journalists has selected two new Knight Fellows for 2024, both innovators who will work to advance journalism through the ethical use of artificial intelligence.

January
11
2024

2024 ICFJ Knight Awards Nominations Are Now Open

Each year, the International Center for Journalists honors outstanding colleagues with the ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award at our Tribute to Journalists. 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.

January
5
2024

Media Leaders from ICFJ’s ‘Elevate’ Receive Grants to Pursue Business-Bolstering Projects

Media leaders from an investigative journalism organization in Peru, a multilingual news outlet covering human rights and more in Ukraine, and a news organization tracking global health policy from Geneva are among those that will receive grant funding from the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) to strengthen their businesses.

November
30
2023

Latin American Newsroom Leaders to Bolster Fact-Checking, Disinformation Reporting as ICFJ Fellows

Fact checkers from Mexico and Ecuador and a media founder from El Salvador are ICFJ’s newest Douglas Tweedale Memorial fellows. 

November
2
2023

NBC News’ Carrie Budoff Brown Named Chair of ICFJ Board

Carrie Budoff Brown, senior vice president for politics at NBC News, has been named chair of the International Center for Journalists’ board of directors, ICFJ announced at its annual Tribute to Journalists.