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

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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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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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European Media Study Tour Examining Chinese Influence in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will send eight European journalists on a reporting trip to investigate China’s influence in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa. During the three-day reporting and fact-finding tour, the group will meet with government officials, local media, and civil society counterparts to gain a better understanding of the Africa–China relationship.

TruthBuzz: Making the Truth Go Viral

TruthBuzz recruited five full-time Fellows to work in newsrooms in some of the most populous nations: Brazil, India, Indonesia, Nigeria and the United States. The Fellows will help reporters adopt compelling storytelling methods that improve the reach and impact of fact-checking and help “inoculate” audiences against false or misleading information.
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Training the Next Generation of Tunisian Media Professionals

Building on the success of the 2012 program, ICFJ will continue hosting a three-year program that allows Tunisian students seeking their master’s degree in journalism the opportunity to train and report in the United States. The participants will learn practical skills to enhance their reporting, meet with experts working in their field of interest and immerse themselves in U.S. culture.

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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. 

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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.

We Need Your Expertise for the First Global Survey on Technology in Newsrooms

Update: The survey has now closed. Please see the results.

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is conducting a valuable survey on the State of Technology in Global Newsrooms. This unique study will shed much-needed light on how news media professionals around the world are embracing the digital revolution. The study will identify key trends shaping our business as technology redefines how we produce and distribute the news.