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The latest news from the International Center for Journalists.

June
1
2017

Repressive Laws and Violence Restrict Latin American Free Expression, Women Journalists Say

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Increasingly restrictive media regulations and the “law of terror and violence” are the greatest threats to freedom of expression in Latin America, members of a panel of women journalists said at a recent Connectas-ICFJ conference in Medellín, Colombia.

May
31
2017

2017 Knight International Award Winners Chronicle the Human Toll of Extremism

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Journalists from Pakistan and Syria whose work exposed extremism and inhumanity in their countries are winners of the 2017 Knight International Journalism Award, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) announced.

May
19
2017

The New Arms Race: Can Quality News Defeat the Misinformation Onslaught?

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We are engaged in an information “arms race,” as misinformation challenges quality news in astonishing ways, according to an ICFJ panel in Boston on The Case for Global Media Collaboration in a Fragmenting World.

May
10
2017

New ICFJ Knight Fellows Aim to Reinvent Health, Gender and Development Storytelling in India

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How do you use the latest digital technologies to improve storytelling on health, gender and development issues? Just ask ICFJ’s four new Knight Fellows, who are leading the charge. They will offer their storytelling expertise, multimedia assistance and data skills to help journalists at two of the country’s most widely read news organizations.

May
10
2017

Two U.S. Journalists to Receive Top Honors at Prestigious International Media Gala

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The International Center for Journalists will honor Chris Wallace, the Fox News anchor, and Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson, the National Public Radio correspondent, at its Awards Dinner on Nov. 9 in Washington, D.C.

Wallace, anchor of "Fox News Sunday," is known for bringing a tough, but fair, interviewing style to his coverage of major news events, including a 2016 presidential debate.

May
4
2017

Google's Gingras on Building a Framework of Trust for News #WPFD2017

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Gingras, an ICFJ Director, made the following remarks at the World Press Freedom Day conference in Jakarta this week.

Good morning.​ I’m honored to be here in Jakarta at this important event celebrating the value of press freedom. My father’s job was to keep the presses running at the Providence Journal, a newspaper in the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

May
2
2017

Tools and Resources to Help Facts Keep Pace with Fake News

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When fake news moves fast, you need the right tools and resources to help the truth keep pace.

May
1
2017

Double Your Impact on World Press Freedom Day with a Gift to ICFJ

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Dear Friend,

In celebration of World Press Freedom Day on May 3, we urge you to get behind our efforts to support reporters who speak truth to power. One of them is Mónica Almeida, an Ecuadorean journalist working for the independent daily El Universo.

March
24
2017

Prize-Winning Photojournalist: For Great Pictures, Try Planning and Patience

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Nikki Kahn, an award-winning photojournalist and former Washington Post staffer, recently offered tips for great visual storytelling to a group of African journalists at a Code for Africa story camp in Zanzibar.

Kahn is the first recipient of the Michel du Cille Fellowship, created in honor of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post photographer who died in Liberia in 2014 while covering the Ebola outbreak.

March
24
2017

Newsgeist Brings the Fake News Debate to Latin America

It seems like only yesterday that journalists were talking about big data, live-streaming and 360° video.