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We shape the future of journalism.

From groundbreaking global research to, the world’s largest multilingual website for the latest media trends and opportunities, ICFJ is setting the agenda for 21st-century journalism.


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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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.


ICFJ-UNESCO Global Study: Online Violence Against Women Journalists

Are you a woman journalist who has experienced online violence? Have you been subjected to sexualized abuse and harassment on social media, targeted in digital security attacks that breach your privacy, or even threatened with rape or murder online? Have you witnessed such online violence against a woman journalist? Or are you responsible for managing women in journalism? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we need your help - so that we can help you.


International Journalists' Network (IJNet)

IJNet is an essential resource for aspiring and professional journalists worldwide who want to strengthen their skills, advance their careers and prepare for the daily challenges they face in the often-embattled and ever-evolving role of truth-teller. Its website is a one-stop shop for journalism news and opportunities, aggregating fellowships, grants, awards and more from around the world.