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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2020 Road Safety Reporting Training of Trainers

Applications are now open! Please apply by September 30th, 2020.

In partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO),  ICFJ has previously extended opportunities to 84 journalists from 45 countries to participate in road safety reporting programs. These training sessions and global conferences work to deepen participants’ knowledge and expand their

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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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Covering Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health: A Program for Young International Journalists

Applications are now closed.

This new ICFJ program aims to elevate coverage of women’s and children’s health issues, by bolstering the knowledge and skills of young journalists. Participants will learn from top international experts, and amplify the conversation around these critical topics in their own countries.

The program will bring

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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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Stemming the Tide of Intolerance: A Network of South Asian Journalists to Promote Religious Freedom

South Asia Journalism Workshop

South Asia has a vibrant media landscape; however, coverage of religion is often limited and only explored within the framework of major political events. Journalists are regularly censored by the government and often targeted by extremist and secularist groups for their work, preventing them from shining a light on issues affecting religious

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Facebook South Africa COVID-19 Local News Relief Fund Application

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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