Short video for investigative reporting tips Last weekend’s Global Investigative Journalism Conference brought some of the world’s leading journalists together in Rio de Janeiro, and the enterprising folks at the IACC Young Journalists Initiative tracked some down to get their top tips on investigative journalism.  Read more
Disruptive News Technologies: Stakeholder Media and the Future of Watchdog Journalism Business Models  Mark Hunter and Luk Van Wassenhove  2010/15/TOM/ISIC  The decline of the news industry is rooted in a vicious circle of financial leveraging leading to capacity cuts, and then to declines in quality of content,... Read more
With ever-evolving opportunities to discover and share stories on digital platforms, the need to keep digital skills up-to-date is vital for journalists. In order to give journalists an idea of some of the main skills to be working on, we sourced ideas from the newsroom and our Twitter community to compile a list of 10 key areas... Read more
Fredrik Laurin is one of Sweden's highest-awarded investigative journalists, alongside his reporting partners Sven Bergman and Joachim Dyfvermark. The team recently exposed how Swedish/Finnish telco TeliaSonera cooperated with dictators in countries like Uzbekistan and Belarus, allowing them to listen to private calls.  He... Read more
“UNTIL YOU KNOW THE RIGHT QUESTIONS TO ASK, YOU CAN NEVER GET TO THE TRUTH”The riches contained in this questionnaire with multi-award-winning investigative journalist Michael Bilton rival the wealth of his decades-long output at the London Sunday Times and as a documentary film-maker.Read on to learn details about his research... Read more
By Colleen Gillard and Georgia WellsOriginally published on Bikya Masr. When what was expected to be a small protest in Cairo’s Tahrir Square became massive and nationwide, journalists inside and outside Egypt were unprepared. “No one anticipated January 25th,” said former director general of the Al Jazeera news network Wadah Khanfar at... Read more
Finding, developing and maintaining good sources is crucial for an investigative reporter.Remember:    “Everybody is a source.” (Monk Manny’s Guide to Source Development – IRE Tip Sheet) Having sources who hold senior positions is great, but some of your most valuable information and story leads might come from sources in the lower... Read more
An investigative report is one that reveals new findings based on the work and research of the reporter. Here are some quick tips from an ICFJ Anywhere online course to get you started.10 QUICK TIPS ON INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING    Do some preliminary research before launching an investigation or even pitching it to your editor. ... Read more
The SKeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom, in cooperation with the Global Center for Journalism and Democracy and the Thomson Foundation, is organizing a training workshop for journalists on Covering Security Sector Institutions. Date: Friday, January 23; Saturday, January 24; and Sunday, January 25, 2015 – 10:00 am to 5:30 pm.... Read more
THE JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMMEThe Journalism Fellowship Programme enables mid-career journalists* to improve their knowledge and to study issues important to their professional development in greater depth than is possible under deadline pressure.Around 25 journalists from around the globe study in Oxford each year on Fellowships of either... Read more
Call for Submissions 2014: MENA goes Rome Fellowship for young journalists from North Africa and the Middle EastDii organizes this year for the third time a fellowship which enables five young journalists from North Africa and the Middle East who demonstrate interest in the fields of renewable energy to visit the 5th Dii Desert Energy Conference... Read more
Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) invites Arab journalists with experience in investigative journalism to apply for one of 14 scholarships to receive advanced training in video and multimedia production by international awardwinning trainers and learn to coach other journalists. Successful applicants will attend three... Read more
NOTICE:  Bidding on this tender invitation is now closed.  Thank you for your proposals.Bidders will be contacted before 12 June 2014 regarding the selection committee’s decision.   *****************************  Review Consultancy: EXTENDED TO 15 MAY 2014.See both the posted Terms of Reference and... Read more
Do you have the skills, experience and creativity to coordinate a network of independent video and multimedia journalists investigating the most important and challenging stories in the Arab world? Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism is looking for an Arabic-speaking Executive Producer to coordinate and supervise its growing... Read more
The festival will screen the very best work across feature and short films, documentaries and investigative and citizen journalism, that has been created about the Arab world since the start of the uprisings in December 2010.Taking place in the fantastic surroundings of the iconic Radio Theatre at BBC Broadcasting House, the festival will be... Read more
JOB DESCRIPTIONThomson Reuters Foundation has trained 10,000 journalists over more than a quarter of a century and has several thousand alumni in more than 170 countries. Its global workshops promote the core values of fast, accurate and impartial reporting that have made Reuters one of the world’s most read and trusted sources of news.Thomson... Read more
Regional media organization needs full-time chief operating officer to do the following: ·         Set up and execute bylaws·         Manage the organization’s staff and overall program·         Represent the organization in... Read more
By the International Academy of Journalism The application process for the 2012/2013 Fellowship program "Journalism in the Digital World" has started. We have posted some general information on the application procedure below. Please read these explanatory notes carefully. The deadline for your application is May 7, 2012 (11am CET). You... Read more