• In Memory of Pavel Sheremet

    Pavel Sheremet
    Thursday, July 21, 2016

    We join the international community in shock, anger and sadness at the loss of Pavel Sheremet in Kyiv on July 20th in a car bombing. Pavel represented the very best of journalism – dogged, unyielding and passionate. A full and independent investigation must be carried out to ensure all those responsible are swiftly brought to justice.

  • Hope VS. Hype in Cure Reporting: Getting Our Sound Bites Right

    Towards an HIV cure - people focused, science driven
    Thursday, July 21, 2016

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    A journalist friend once said to me — in all earnestness: “What will you people who work in HIV do if a cure is found for HIV tomorrow? All the programs you’re working on will have to close down.”

    There were so many things wrong with that statement, I didn’t know where to start.

  • In the Loop

    Cover: In the Loop
    Friday, July 15, 2016

    Please note: Current, future and past issues of In the Loop can now be accessed in English, Arabic, Greek and Farsi on the News That Moves website.

  • In Memory of John Gatluak Manguet Nhial

    John Gatluak Manguet Nhial
    Wednesday, July 13, 2016

    “Being a journalist in South Sudan is risking one’s life,” John Gatluak Manguet Nhial said to us last year. “But I have dedicated myself to serving my community through radio as a watchdog, informing them about what the politicians are doing once the citizens elect them to power.”

    John was killed in the late afternoon of July 11, 2016, during the recent violence that erupted in Juba, South Sudan. He was 32 years old.

  • Internews & Souktel Launch Digital Platform to Boost Community-Led Palestinian Media

    SoukTel
    Monday, July 11, 2016

    (Internews' partnership with Souktel on a digital platform project is described in this article from Souktel.)

    From New York to New Delhi, local media outlets wield tremendous power. They have the potential to bring communities together, by reporting on key issues that unite citizens across political and social spectrums. But they can also polarize and divide audiences, undermining local cohesion. 

  • Protecting High-Risk Tech Users: A Movement for Usability

    Friday, July 8, 2016

    Human rights defenders need secure tools to document and report human rights violations. USABLE, a project designed to connect high-risk users of digital security and communications tools with developers, works to make those tools more open, accessible, and customizable.

    “Tools made with accessibility in mind are not necessarily made with security in mind, and vice versa, which is why building connections between users and developers is so vital.”