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

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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ICFJ-Facebook Training & Reporting Grants Program: Reporting on Refugee Communities Amidst a Pandemic

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is pleased to partner with Facebook Journalism Project on a training program that allows journalists across the Middle East and North Africa to produce high-quality and engaging stories that shine a light on life in refugee camps at this time of the coronavirus pandemic. The program equips journalists with the skills, resources, and technical support needed to produce compelling reports that surface underreported stories from refugee camps across countries with large refugee communities such as Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq. With an emphasis on the direct and indirect consequences of COVID-19 on an already struggling community. The goal is to ensure that this vulnerable community is not forgotten during the global pandemic.

Supporting Beirut: Response and Recovery Fund

In partnership with the Facebook Journalism Project, ICFJ will administer a new program to support the stabilization and recovery needs of journalists and news organizations in Lebanon affected by the Beirut explosion on August 4, 2020. This initiative will assist in getting local news outlets that suffered damage to infrastructure