Financial Sustainability

We help independent news thrive.

ICFJ is helping news organizations develop new business strategies and diversify revenue – ensuring that independent news sources survive in a time of unprecedented economic challenges.

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News Corp Media Fellowship for International Journalists

The News Corp Media Fellowship offers international reporters and editors an immersive, hands-on experience in some of the world’s most digitally advanced newsrooms. Fellows learn firsthand how these top outlets are navigating the changing journalism landscape. By shadowing reporters and editors across different departments, the fellows gain a comprehensive understanding of how an innovative news outlet operates in the digital age, and bring back new skills to transform their own newsrooms. 

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Supporting Beirut: Response and Recovery Fund

Following the 2020 Beirut explosion, ICFJ partnered with the Facebook Journalism Project to support journalists and news organizations affected by the devastating blast. The initiative helped local news outlets that suffered damage to infrastructure and resources get back on their feet. In fall of 2021, ICFJ will administer the second

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Building Your Brand: Training and Grants for U.S. Journalists of Color

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The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ)  are pleased to partner on a program to help underrepresented journalists across the United States build up their portfolio, strengthen their brand, and engage wider audiences.

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Countering State-Based COVID-19 Public Health Disinformation: Remote Training for Journalists and Media

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As disinformation around public health issues has become more prevalent, journalists and media professionals must navigate a complex information environment to report effectively around public health crises like COVID-19. 

ICFJ has partnered with CRDF Global, on behalf of the U.S. Department of State, to provide journalists with the skills and strategies to properly identify and counter disinformation around health security issues. 

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U.S.-Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism

The U.S.-Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism program builds lasting connections between Pakistani journalists and their U.S. counterparts, with the goal of raising understanding in media organizations and among their audiences about each other’s countries.