• The Silent Crime

    Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    In Sri Lanka, the government has promised widespread media reforms. In this hopeful moment, however, sexual harassment and intimidation both online and offline remains one of the most powerful barriers to women's participation in media. Renowned Sri Lankan journalist Dilrukshi Handunnetti is trying to change that:

    “If you are an equal opportunity employer, you should ensure that you are not only hiring, you are making the conditions so that women can stay on, work and progress.”

  • News That Moves - Mediterranean Rumor Tracker

    Cover: Med Rumor Tracker
    Monday, June 27, 2016

    The Mediterranean rumor tracker is a project that collects all of the rumors among refugees passing through Europe. By identifying misinformation and hearsay and responding to it with relevant, factual information, NewsThatMoves aims to keep the refugee population at the forefront of our communication response.

    The rumor tracker is a project of Internews, Translators without Borders and Action Aid. 

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  • Forums in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras Address Freedom of Information and Threats and Challenges for Journalists

    Thursday, June 23, 2016

    In an effort to enhance freedom of expression and access to information in the three Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, Internews organized forums in each country to provide key representatives from media, civil society and state institutions a unique opportunity to share their concerns and hopes on the issues. 120 participants attended the three forums.

  • EJN InfoCongo Fund will Support In-Depth Reporting in Central Africa

    infocongo
    Thursday, June 23, 2016

    With the support of the World Resources Institute, the initiative InfoCongo will finance stories that highlight the environmental change in the region. InfoCongo.org is the geoJournalism platform of Internews' Earth Journalism Network (EJN) in Central Africa. Launched in August 2015, it aims to identify local and international reporters dedicated to covering environmental issues in the region. The main focus is to show the impacts of environmental change on human lives and ecosystems.

  • In the Loop

    Cover: In the Loop
    Thursday, June 23, 2016

    In the Loop explores the concerns and perceptions of people affected by the EU refugee crisis. Internews documents online and offline feedback gathered from refugees and migrants on a daily basis. By providing analysis of this feedback, the review aims to strengthen accountability and close the feedback loop by giving voice to Persons of Concern.

    Current: Issue #1 - June 23, 2016

    Some of the concerns addressed in this issue are options for post-March 20 arrivals on the island, fears about moving to organized sites, and how waiting times and lack of legal options influence the appeal of smuggling.

  • Data Journalism: The New Normal in Kenya

    Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    In Kenya, dedicated journalists like Dorothy Otieno are using data to give depth and integrity to mainstream reporting. Otieno heads up the team at Nation Newsplex which published analysis of data showing thousands of Kenyan children are still leaving school early, with long-term consequences – they earn less and suffer more ill health than their more qualified peers. She says:

  • Kristina Henschen Elected to Internews' Trustee Board in Europe

    Kristina Henschen
    Tuesday, June 21, 2016

    (LONDON) Internews is pleased to announce the election of Kristina Henschen to the organisation’s trustee board in Europe.

    Repeatedly recognized as one of the most influential women in the field of development cooperation in Sweden, Henschen is the Secretary General of the Swedish trade union solidarity support organization Union to Union, and the chairperson of CONCORD Sweden. She has seven years’ prior experience with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).

  • Apply Now: Reporter Fellowships to Attend the UN Climate Negotiations in Morocco

    Monday, June 20, 2016

    The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) led by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN), has announced Fellowship opportunities for journalists to attend the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakesh, Morocco this November.

    The application is now open until July 8, 2016 at 5PM EST.