This Network is Setting a New Standard for Collaborative Journalism

Valuable journalism is created worldwide every day. Too often, however, it gets overlooked – especially reporting produced in smaller communities. 

Highlighting Five Journalists From ICFJ’s Global Network

At ICFJ’s Tribute to Journalists 2023 on Nov. 2, ICFJ President Sharon Moshavi spotlighted five journalists from the ICFJ network who were watching the event online. “Thank you all for the important work that you do. You are the reason we are here,” Moshavi said.

Indian Magazine Features Knight International Journalism Fellow's Alternative News Platform

Down To Earth profiles Knight Fellow Shubhranshu Choudhary's project, CGNet Swara, a mobile news network that crowdsources tips from tribal populations of India.

Dutch Radio Broadcasts Piece on Knight International Journalism Fellow's Indian Mobile News Network

The Radio Netherlands Worldwide (RNW) website features a radio broadcast about Knight Fellow Shubhranshu Choudhary's mobile news network, CGNet Swara, which provides a new form of news gathering for tribal populations in central India. The broadcast story contains input from Choudhary explaining the evolution and necessity of the project.

India’s Tribal Citizens Use New Cell Phone Network to Produce Local News

Dozens of citizen journalists in India’s chronically neglected tribal communities are producing and sharing audio news reports for the first time through an innovative cell phone system launched by a Knight International Journalism Fellow.

Members of India’s 80-million-strong Adivasi tribal community now have easy access through their mobile phones to reports on important issues such as housing evictions, police abuse and rural education.