• ‘Data journalism is not a lone wolf sport’

    Friday, March 13, 2015

    (Eva Constantaras, Data Journalism Adviser for Internews, is profiled in this article from Media.am.)

    « If you don’t have a human face to your story, no matter how interesting or how compelling your data is, people want to read about other people’s human stories. »

    Eva Constantaras is an American investigative data journalist who has participated in various international projects aimed at transparent governance and the fight against corruption.

  • Liberia - Newsletter for Media

    Cover of weekly media report
    Thursday, March 12, 2015

    The Internews Newsletter for Media in Liberia is intended to support the work of local media in reporting about Ebola and Ebola related issues in Liberia. Internews welcomes feedback, comments and suggestions from all media receiving this newsletter and invites all of them to forward, share and re-post this newsletter as widely as possible.

    Issue #4 - March 13, 2015

    The main message of this week's newsletter is that the citizens of Liberia are anxiously waiting for a day in April 2015 when the government will officially declare the country Ebola-free.

  • Journalists and Media Outlets Honored for Critical Journalism during the Crisis in Ukraine

    Olga Krainyk
    Wednesday, March 11, 2015

    Two Internews partners in Ukraine – the news agency Slidstvo.Info and journalist Valentyna Samar – are among six journalists and media outlets honored for their courageous reporting under difficult circumstances precipitated by the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. 

    The awards are given by the 2015 Fritt Ord Foundation and the ZEIT Foundation Press Prizes for Russia and Eastern Europe.

  • A Radio “Bridge” to Peace

    Wrecked shipping containers and a downed radio tower
    Tuesday, March 10, 2015

    This story originally ran in Medium.

    Bambari, in the Central African Republic, was a flash-point for conflict between Christian and Muslim communities last summer. Heavy fighting left thousands displaced from their homes.

    The last radio station here was destroyed by the violence in July, 2014.

    Now, for the first time in seven months, a new local radio station is reaching this fractured community.

  • 3 Women Who are Changing the Face of Journalism

    Friday, March 6, 2015

    For International Women's Day, March 8, we celebrate the contribution of courageous women journalists, who often work in difficult and dangerous circumstances:

    1. Afghanistan: Transforming Local Elections Reporting

  • Why Information Matters

    Tuesday, March 3, 2015

    The Internews Center for Innovation & Learning is pleased to announce the launch of a major report with The Rockefeller Foundation, "Why Information Matters: A Foundation for Resilience." This groundbreaking report draws on case studies to construct a framework and practical guidelines for using information ecosystems to promote resilience.