Crisis Reporting

Tips for Building a Reporting Calendar

From extreme climate events and armed conflicts, to major elections and more, journalists can feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of stories demanding coverage. Even with strong management skills, reporters may regularly find themselves playing catch-up on significant events as they unfold.

Standing with Journalists in Gaza

Journalists in the ICFJ network are among the many courageous local reporters on the ground in Gaza who are working to document the death and destruction they are experiencing firsthand, in a war that has led to the deadliest period for journalists since the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) began gathering data in 1992.

Displaced and in Harm's Way, Palestinian Reporters are Documenting the Toll of the Israel-Hamas war

Almost 80 Palestinian journalists and media workers have been killed since the outbreak of the Israel-Hamas war in October.

3 Predictions for Media in 2024

It’s important for journalists to reflect on the current state of media and identify trends to determine how best to meet the challenges of the changing news landscape. 

Tips and Resources for Covering the Israel-Gaza War

The world’s eyes have been on Israel and Gaza since the October 7 attacks by the Hamas militant group that are reported to have killed at least 1,400 people in Israel. It’s believed that Hamas is currently holding another 199 hostage inside Gaza. 

How to Investigate and Report on Far-Right Extremism

Far-right extremism is on the rise globally. Knowing how to investigate and report on the movement and its actors is paramount for journalists today.

The January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol in 2021, for instance, was heavily influenced by two of America's most well-known far-right extremist groups, the

Here's How Journalists Can Best Engage Audiences on Climate Change

In a recent webinar, the ICFJ Pamela Howard Forum on Global Crisis Reporting dove into a report by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford that looks at how readers access climate change news, who they trust and how they feel about the issue.