• Apply Now: Climate Communications Educators Fund

    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    For young people around the world, climate change means a lifetime of vulnerability to unpredictable and increasingly persistent climate risks. Despite bearing the least responsibility for the conditions accelerating climate change, young people will face the most consequences.

    Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) invites organizations to apply for the Climate Communications Educators Fund grant opportunity, which will support educators throughout the world to build the capacity of young and aspiring journalists to access and understand and report on climate information.

  • Apply Now: Reporter Fellowships to the UN Climate Negotiations

    Paris 2015 COP21 CMP11
    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) led by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN), has announced fellowship opportunities for journalists to attend the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris, France, this December.

    The application is now open until the deadline of July 31st, 2015.

  • Southeast Asian Journalists Explore Dams and their Impacts

    A journalist interviews a man - both standing by a river
    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    Hydropower development is racing across Southeast Asia’s Mekong region, and Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is helping journalists investigate the costs and benefits for the environment and communities. As part of the USAID-sponsored Mekong Partnership for the Environment (MPE) program, EJN supported 15 journalists to meet researchers, affected communities, Cambodian government officials and local NGOs in a workshop last week,  “Understanding Energy: The Benefits and Costs of Hydropower”, focusing on hydropower dams in Cambodia.

  • GeoJournalism Featured at World Conference of Science Journalists for the First Time

    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    Beginning in 2008, Internews' Earth Journalism Network (EJN) coined the term GeoJournalism to describe using interactive maps and visualized satellite data to report on deforestation. Seven years later, the practice of creating narratives with the help of earth science data and interactive maps has been adopted by EJN partners in Asia, South America and Africa. And earlier this month, the key concepts of GeoJournalism were, for the first time, featured in a special session of the 5th World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ 2015) in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Alarming Status of the World’s Fish Supply Discussed by Science Journalists

    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    At the World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ2015) in Seoul, South Korea in April, the Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN) worked with its partner the Japan Association of Science and Technology Journalists (JASTJ) to hold a panel on how to report on sustainable fisheries, moderated by EJN Executive Director James Fahn.

  • Ocean Reporting Workshop for South American Journalists / Océano Reporting Taller para Periodistas Sudamericanos

    Monday, June 29, 2015

    Journalists from South America are invited to apply to participate in a workshop on marine conservation, set to take place in Chile in early August.

    The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) in partnership with the Bertarelli Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trusts invites working reporters, bloggers and editors from South American countries to apply for the workshop. Selected participants will attend a 3-day workshop in Chile, where they will have chance to interact with and learn from experienced journalists and scientists in the field of marine conservation, with a special focus on establishing protected areas.

  • Rebuilding, with Radio

    Wednesday, June 17, 2015

    In Nepal, radio can help make post-earthquake relief and recovery aid more transparent, accountable and responsive — but humanitarian organizations have to engage with local media.

    Read a Medium article by Manisha Aryal, who was in Nepal recently to assess information needs and design Internews’ work in the country following the April 2015 earthquake.

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  • In Ukraine, Transformation of State Broadcaster into Public Service Broadcaster Raises Hopes for an Independent News Source

    People sit on benches at a TV studio
    Friday, June 12, 2015

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dissolved Parliament on August 25, 2014, paving the way for Parliamentary Elections designed to clear out the remnants of Viktor Yanukovych’s Party of Regions and enhance his government’s legitimacy. The Parliamentary Elections, on October 26, 2014, sent Ukrainians to the polls for the second time in six months.

  • Rebuilding, with Radio

    Friday, June 12, 2015

    This story originally ran in Medium

    Sitting on mismatched mattresses inside the tent that houses Radio Sindhu’s transmitter, desktop, mixer, microphone, and telephone hybrid, Station Manager Ratna Prasad Shrestha points down to the three-story building that was once a vibrant radio station.