South Asia

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U.S.-Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism

The U.S.-Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism program builds lasting connections between Pakistani journalists and their U.S. counterparts, with the goal of raising understanding in media organizations and among their audiences about each other’s countries.

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.

TruthBuzz: Making the Truth Go Viral

TruthBuzz is now recruiting five full-time Fellows to work in newsrooms in some of the most populous nations: Brazil, India, Indonesia, Nigeria and the United States. Modeled on the ICFJ Knight Fellowships, the TruthBuzz Fellowship will embed experts in these outlets to 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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South and Central Asia Digital Media Co-Op

In the spring of 2016 the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) implemented a program for South and Central Asia journalists that aimed to build bridges between South and Central Asia and U.S. media outlets.

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Workshop in Hyderabad for Bloggers on Global Issues and Challenges

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with the support from the U.S. Consulate General in Hyderabad, India, hosted the “Workshop for Bloggers on Global Issues and Challenges,” in January 2015. The program was offered to support media professionals and bloggers in the dynamic locale of Hyderabad to illustrate the impact of international issues on the daily lives of their local readership and India’s broader development objectives. ICFJ’s partner in Hyderabad was the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI).

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ICFJ Workshops for Pakistani News Media Leaders

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) has partnered with the University of the Punjab in Lahore on a new hands-on program designed for Pakistani media leaders.

Launched in early 2015, the series of three-day workshops target management issues. The sessions tackle decision-making, investigative journalism, journalists’ safety, media law and digital news production. The first three workshops drew 60 Pakistani media executives from news outlets such as AAJ, ARY, Dawn, Dunya, Express and GEO. Two U.S.

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Training in Local Languages Will Help South Indian Journalists Use Social Media

Vernacular journalists and bloggers often are at a disadvantage as news outlets around the world increasingly rely on social media and digital tools to engage audiences. They may lack the language and skills needed to meet the demands of an online newsroom. <p/> To help address this technology and information gap, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is creating a cutting-edge curriculum that will help media professionals and journalism educators learn to use social media to connect with audiences in three South Indian states.

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The Center for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ)

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), along with Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), have established the Center for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) in Karachi, Pakistan. The CEJ serves as a hub for the professional development, training and networking of Pakistani journalists and media professionals from all parts of the country. It also welcomes journalists from around the world to participate in its programs.