Internews and the University of California at Berkeley (UCB) are launching a major new partnership – the Earth Journalism Scholars Program – that aims to boost the training of journalism students in how to report on global environmental issues. Read more »
After reviewing well over 100 applications, Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is funding five projects focused on building and strengthening networks of environmental journalists in Argentina, Central African Republic, India, Philippines, and Tunisia. Read more »
Equipping communities with the tools to make informed decisions in times of crisis and to distinguish for themselves hateful or violent messages is an essential component of peacebuilding programs.
Launched in 2011, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Communication for Peacebuilding priority grant program (CfP) was designed to improve our understanding of and ability to leverage information and communication flows before, during, and following violent conflict. Read more »
(This blog post on MediaShift was written by Eva Constantaras, Internews Data Specialist, about an Internews collaboration to train journalists in Latin America in investigative reporting.)
The premise of the collaboration was simple: if organized crime can establish and manage a transnational, multibillion dollar business from Colombia to Mexico, surely Latin American journalists can band together to track them. Read more »
Internews, in collaboration with Altai Consulting, has conducted and released new research to identify noteworthy organizations, movements and networks in Afghan civil society that have the potential to strengthen and sustain a democratic Afghanistan. Read more »