• 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.

  • Women in the DRC Learn to Report on Local Issues

    two men and two women sit at a table, writing.
    Wednesday, June 10, 2015

    Due to violence and poverty, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is considered one of the most dangerous places on Earth to be a woman. It is ranked 186th out of 187 countries on UNDP’s Gender Inequality Index.

    According to Anna Mayimona Ngemba, Director of the Congolese Union of Women in Media, only 19% of print journalists in the DRC are women. 27% of sources and voices on TV were women, 22% on radio and only 16% in print media.

  • Rebuilding communities with communication

    Nepali Times
    Tuesday, June 9, 2015

    (Manisha Aryal, who wrote this article from the Nepali Times, started Antenna Foundation Nepal. She worked with media in Pakistan after the Kashmir Earthquake in 2005, and the IDP Crises following operation against the Taliban in Pakistan’s northwestern region in 2007/2008 . She was in Nepal recently to assess information needs and design Internews’ work in Nepal following the April 2015 earthquake.)