Specialty Journalism

We give journalists the expertise to cover complex topics.

ICFJ provides reporters with the skills to cover topics such as health, the environment, early childhood development and business. As a result, people are able to make smarter decisions in their daily lives – and that means healthier and more prosperous societies.

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IJNet Arabic Training Network Powered by Google News Initiative

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is partnering with the Google News Initiative to help journalists across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) embrace the era of digital journalism. In ICFJ’s recent global survey on how newsrooms are adapting to the digital age, ICFJ found that more than half

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The Tsinghua Global Business Journalism Program (GBJ)

2017 Fall semester students visit the Beijing Review with Rick Dunham, GBJ Program Co-Director

Students selected for the Global Business Journalism Program (GBJ) learn how to cover global economics, financial markets and companies, with a spotlight on the China experience. All courses in the master's degree program are taught in English by renowned scholars and top foreign correspondents and journalists. Special attention is given to comparative studies of Chinese and Western stocks, bonds, currencies and government policies. Courses emphasize practical, hands-on training.

Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship

CIFF Fellows in Geneva 2018

ICFJ’s Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship helps journalists improve news coverage of child health in their countries, while building a global network of reporters covering this critically important issue. These one-year fellowships provide mentoring from leading health journalists and access to experts on issues ranging from nutrition to early education.

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The World in 2030

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, has designed a special reporting program February 23-25, 2018, that will offer 15-20 student reporters an unprecedented opportunity to learn about and report on the UN’s agenda to achieve social and economic equity by 2030.

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2018 Covering the U.S. Presidency Reporting Program

The “Covering the U.S. Presidency Reporting Program” will help visiting journalists report on and illuminate for their audiences the political path taken by President Donald Trump and the reaction of the public in the American heartland to his presidency.

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Hands Across the Water: An Opportunity for U.K. Journalists to Report on the U.S. Presidential Election and Political System

“Hands Across the Water: An Opportunity for U.K. Journalists to Report on the U.S. Presidential Election and Political System” is a reporting tour for ten journalists selected from the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. The participants had an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the U.S. electoral process, current issues and candidates through meetings, site visits and public and political events as well as reporting opportunities.