• Samoan Workshop Boosts Climate Change Reporting in the Pacific Islands

    rocks and surf at the beach in Samoa
    Friday, March 25, 2016

    Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) recently held a workshop in Apia, Samoa designed to equip local journalists with the skills and knowledge to improve their coverage of climate change and natural resource management.

    The two-day workshop was attended by a dozen practicing and student journalists from TV, print and online media outlets as well as the National University of Samoa. Participants were trained on topics including the science of climate change, best practices for climate journalism, and how to link climate change issues to the day-to-day life of local communities.

  • Innovative Solutions for the Humanitarian Challenge

    Monday, March 21, 2016

    Alison Campbell, Internews Senior Director for Global Initiatives, spoke on a panel - Innovative Solutions for the Humanitarian Challenge - at the Humanitarian Innovation: Sustainability and Scale Conference on February 23 at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  • For refugees eyeing Europe, a website separates fact from fiction

    Monday, March 21, 2016

    (Internews rumor tracking project for refugees is covered in this article from Reuters.)

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Desperately seeking new lives, migrants traveling to Europe often hear lies and rumors such as promises of an escort across a forbidden border or offers of steady work that can steer them in the wrong direction and even endanger their lives.

  • How ‘Generation Z’ is Shaping Ukraine’s Media Landscape

    Tuesday, March 15, 2016

    Internews believes that democracy is strengthened when citizens have the tools to critically engage with and analyze media. In Ukraine, this means educating teens and young adults.

    Hyperbole, disinformation, propaganda. Three words that have defined the media landscape in Ukraine for many years. However, Internews now has evidence that Ukrainian attitudes towards both domestic and Russian journalism are changing and that Generation Z, those born since the year 2000, could be powering that change. 

  • We're Still Listening

    Cover: Still Listening
    Monday, March 14, 2016

    South Sudan is the world's youngest and most fragile country and its media landscape reflects these challenges. While the media sector has made gains in recent years, it remains challenged by a rapidly changing environment and a population lacking access to reliable and trustworthy information. Also, there is a lack of reliable data on the extent of the population's information needs and media access.