• Well-Known British Broadcasters Join Internews’ UK Board

    Monday, October 5, 2015

    The trustees of Internews Europe are pleased to announce the appointment of two high-profile new recruits to the London-based board.  They will bring a range of important leadership skills to our work advancing access to trusted information and free media around the world.

    Daisy McAndrew is a well-known face on British TV screens having spent a very successful 7 years with ITV news during which time she was their most senior female reporter, having been Chief Political Correspondent, Economics Editor and Special Correspondent.

  • Open Mic Nepal

    Cover: Open Mic Nepal
    Monday, October 5, 2015

    Open Mic Nepal is a project that tracks perception and rumours circulating on the ground among earthquake-affected communities. Information is collected from volunteers and partners who work extensively on the ground, verify the information and present it in these reports to support the work of humanitarian agencies and local media.

  • Telling HERstory in Pakistan

    Thursday, October 1, 2015

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    Farieha Aziz, co-founder and director of the Internet freedom group Bolo Bhi, cancelled our first meeting.

    It turns out she had a very good reason.

  • Under Surveillance: 5 Ways Journalists and Activists Can Protect Themselves Now

    Thursday, September 24, 2015

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    In the fall of 2011, the British journalist and documentarian Sean McAllister was in Syria interviewing underground activists. They had agreed to be interviewed to spread the word about their team’s work outside of Syria, under assurances from McAllister that their identity would not be revealed.

  • Journalists from Developing Countries are Particularly Critical at this Year’s Climate Change Negotiations

    COP21 Paris 2015
    Tuesday, September 22, 2015

    Scientists have warned that the world is burning through its carbon budget so quickly that, unless we change course now, we will soon pass the threshold beyond which global warming becomes catastrophic and irreversible.

    In an attempt to mitigate the effects, the United Nations has been conducting global negotiations on climate change for more than 20 years, with currently 196 signatories to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

  • The Human Dimensions of Climate Change – Ten Grants Awarded

    Tuesday, September 22, 2015

    Despite bearing the least responsibility for the conditions accelerating climate change, vulnerable and under-represented populations—in particular women, youth, and indigenous communities—often have the most at stake. Their voices are rarely heard, in either local media or internationally. Their stories, however, could make a significant difference in policy decisions related to climate change.