Apply now for the 2013 Persephone Miel Fellowship, which provides opportunities for journalists outside the U.S. to expand their reporting and reach new audiences. Overseen by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, in collaboration with Internews, the Fellowship honors Persephone Miel, a pioneering advocate of high-quality international reporting. Read more »
As heads of state began to arrive in Doha last week to start the high-level COP18 negotiations towards a legally binding climate deal, more than 120 journalists, scientists, activists and communications experts gathered at the second annual Climate Communications Day to discuss how best to communicate climate-related issues. Read more »
While more than 15 years have passed since the breakup of the former Yugoslavia, media outlets in the Balkans remain highly politicized along ethnic and national lines. The majority run entertainment pieces and sensationalist human dramas rather than covering sensitive social and human rights issues that adversely affect the daily lives of people across the region. Minority voices are seldom heard from in mainstream media, and violations of their rights rarely receive public attention. Read more »
Seventeen aspiring photographers, most in their 20s, hailing from varied socio-economic backgrounds and representing the multiple regions of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan took part in an intensive Photo Camp organized by the National Geographic Society and Internews, and sponsored by the US Agency for International Development.
Public art with a social agenda is something fairly new in Armenia. Young artist and activist Lea Mkhitaryan recently founded the Eiva Arts Foundation to promote development of social consciousness through art. Read more »
At the 2012 International Conference of Crisis Mappers (ICCM) in October, Anahi Ayala Iacucci, Innovation Advisor for the Internews Center for Innovation and Learning, details new techniques to verifying crowdsourced information, including techniques to assess the veracity of the content, the context and the source. Read more »
December 1st, is World AIDS Day, a time for the world to take stock of the achievements and ongoing challenges in the global fight against HIV/AIDS.
Internews believes that information is one of the most powerful tools in tackling any health challenge. Journalists, health workers, and government officials in Kenya, where Internews has been active in prioritizing clear, accurate, and accessible information around HIV and AIDS for nearly a decade, agree: Read more »