Past Programs

 
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The State of Technology in Global Newsrooms

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) has launched a benchmark global survey that will yield unprecedented data on how news organizations are adapting to the digital age. The results will update and expand ICFJ's 2017 State of Technology in Global Newsrooms report, and reveal how the industry has changed in the last two years.

 
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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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Alfabetización Mediática, Periodismo Ciudadano e Investigaciones en Nicaragua

 Un programa nuevo dirigido por el Centro Internacional para Periodistas (ICFJ, por sus siglas en inglés) va a ampliar las capacidades de los periodistas ciudadanos y las organizaciones noticiosas para identificar, recopilar y producir noticias e información en Nicaragua, un país donde los medios independientes y los periodistas son constantemente censurados. Debido al continuo cierre del espacio para noticias independientes, muchos periodistas han huido del país, dejando un vacío de información. Los ciudadanos intentan llenar este vacío informando las noticias a través de las redes sociales. 

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Media Literacy, Citizen Journalism and Investigation in Nicaragua

A new program led by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will expand the capacities of citizen journalists and news organizations to identify, collect, and produce news and information in Nicaragua, a country where independent media and journalists are constantly censored. Due to the limited space for independent news, many journalists have fled the country, leaving a gap in information. Nicaraguan citizens try to fill this gap by reporting the news through social media.

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Facebook South Africa COVID-19 Local News Relief Fund Application

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The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is partnering with the Facebook Journalism Project (FJP) to administer nine grants to independent local news organizations in South Africa that are producing quality journalism amidst the COVID-19 crisis. This grant program will provide urgent financial support for independent publishers with a special focus

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

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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.

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Journalism and the Pandemic Survey

The Journalism and the Pandemic Project from the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University has published the first large-scale global survey of journalists since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The project is mapping the impacts of COVID-19 on journalism worldwide, informing responses to the crisis, and helping to reimagine its future.

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The Belt and Road Initiative: A Study Tour for Arab Journalists

Participants from ICFJ's 2018 Reporting Tour for Arab Journalists, with Program Assistant Tabitha Richmond.
China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has raised questions about the regional power’s growing global influence. To date, more than 60 countries have either indicated interest in or signed on to projects under the project that promised to generate investment and employment in some of the world’s poorest countries. Nearly