• Rolling in It

    On the Media
    Friday, April 8, 2016

    For its in-depth story on the Panama Papers – Rolling in It – WNYC’s On the Media interviewed Nataliya Gumenyuk, a Ukrainian reporter and co-founder of Hromadske TV, an independent online source of news supported by Internews.

    The Panama Papers revealed that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko may have used an offshore firm to stash assets and avoid taxes. The fact that the story is being discussed everywhere in Ukraine, Gumenyuk noted that this shows that Ukraine has entered a new era.

  • Live, this is Abyei Today!

    Thursday, April 7, 2016
    Internews focuses on filling gaps in coverage of vital issues to drive local change. In Abyei, a disputed region between Sudan and South Sudan where conflict is the status quo, a radio program called Abyei Today has solidly built a reputation as the most trusted source of information and news among its listeners. 
     
    For nearly three years the program was a pre-packaged, pre-recorded magazine show of news stories and features reflecting the people and circumstances of Abyei. Now, to the delight of the staff and listeners, the program has gone live.
     
  • Live, this is Abyei Today!

    Wednesday, April 6, 2016

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    “Welcome, Listeners, to Abyei Today!” Rose Monjtoch announces in Arabic as she fires up the program’s signature music.

  • Amina Azimi — Raising the Voices of the Disabled in Afghanistan

    Wednesday, April 6, 2016
    Internews works to include the voices of historically disadvantaged groups such as women, ethnic or religious minorities, and LGBT people.
     
    Amina Azimi was a young girl when she lost her right leg from a rocket propelled grenade that landed near her home in Kabul. Now she works supporting and empowering women with disabilities in Afghanistan and neighboring countries.
     
    Before that, with two other disabled journalists, Amina produced a radio program in Afghanistan for people with disabilities, providing crucial information and advocating for their human rights. 
     
  • Building an Open Data Ecosystem for Air Quality Monitoring

    Thursday, March 31, 2016

    Air pollution is one of most acute health problems of our times. Although invisible, small particles -- 2.5 microns in diameter -- are today understood to be the fourth highest risk factor for death globally.  A deadly cause of respiratory disease all over the world, it is estimated to cause 2.9 million deaths per year, 64% of those in Asia, where rapid development has led to increased exposure to particulate matter air pollution.

  • Apply now for EJN media fellowships to the IUCN World Conservation Congress

    Wednesday, March 30, 2016

    Deadline for sending applications - April 30th - 11:59 pm EDT 

    The Earth Journalism Network in partnership with the Arcadia Foundation and the Full Circle Fund of RSF Social Finance invites working journalists, particularly those from developing countries, to apply.

    We also particularly welcome applicants from journalists who identify as indigenous peoples.

  • Mekong Eye Explores Environmental Challenges in Southeast Asia

    The Jinghong Dam along the Mekong River in Yunnan province.
    Monday, March 28, 2016

    As development surges across Southeast Asia’s Mekong region, experts, governments, businesses and citizens are looking for information. They want news. They need data. And they are looking for a place to tell their stories. The launch of The Mekong Eye, a dynamic new GeoJournalism web portal, gathers the region’s most compelling stories, contextualized by maps, data, and visuals to help people understand how rapid development is impacting the environment.

  • Watch: Women and the Mobile Data Revolution

    Friday, March 25, 2016

    In partnership with Vodafone Americas Foundation and TechSalon, Internews convened a conversation on the social and economic implications of the mobile data revolution on women and communities around the world, March 2nd at Vodafone in New York.

    Watch a video of the event: