• 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.

  • 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.

    Donate to Help Earthquake Victims

  • 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.

  • 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.)

  • Where Did You Get Those Charts?

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    This story originally ran in Medium

    Forget, for a moment, big data.

    For Rohullah Armaan, simply obtaining — let alone analyzing or visualizing — any data is something of a struggle.

  • “Not Having Information Makes Us Feel Lost”

    Two men and a dog sit on the side of a street listening to a portable radio
    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    Survivors of the devastating April 2015 earthquake in Nepal are expressing concerns about lack of access to credible timely information, according to two assessments conducted by Internews in May. Since women were identified as being particularly vulnerable after the earthquake, the goal was to make sure their feedback was included.

  • Data journalist Eva Constantaras creates possibilities for digital journalism

    Data journalist Eva Constantaras creates possibilities for digital journalism
    Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    (This post from Newszou features an interview with Eva Constantaras, Internews Data Journalism Advisor.)

    “You probably don’t care about data. People don’t care about data. People care about people and you care about people,” Eva Constantaras said.

    This is how Eva Constantaras, the Internews Data Journalism Advisor, begins her 40 hour-long workshops on data journalism. It’s almost like her catchphrase.

  • Help Nepal Earthquake Victims Get Information

    Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    As the situation unfolds in Nepal, the affected populations need quick, reliable information to aid in their survival and recovery. Government officials estimate the earthquake has resulted in more than 7,500 deaths and 16,000 injuries and affected additional millions, with hundreds of thousands of homes destroyed.

    Please make a donation today to help people get the information they desperately need. 

  • Afghanistan Government Pledges to Protect Journalists and Freedom of Speech

    Abdullah Abdullah stands behind a group of microphones.
    Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    “We will support you and stand by you,” H.E. Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive of Afghanistan, told journalists gathered at a media conference in Kabul on April 26, the first of its kind in Afghanistan.

    The two-day conference, titled “Media and Transition Decade,” was organized by the Afghanistan Journalists Federation (AJF), an association of nine media support organizations that represents a cross-section of Afghanistan’s media sector and aims to serve as a bridge between media outlets and the government.