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How journalists can do a better job covering polarizing subjects–in ways that people will actually hear

In a report for Solutions Journalism Network, journalist Amanda Ripley writes about how reporters can work new techniques into their journalism — ones that are better equipped to deal with the “kind of divide America is currently experiencing,” which researchers call ‘intractible conflict.’”

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[Call for participants] Reporting on the European Youth Event 2016

The European Youth Press invites up to 110 young journalists to report from the European Youth Event (EYE) in Strasbourg in the framework of the European Youth Media Days (EYMD) 2016.

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The Mediane Box: a Q&A on media diversity and inclusiveness

Only a quarter of the people heard or read about in European media are women, while they make up more than half of the world’s population. This imbalance has been one of the reasons for the European Council to support in the development of the Mediane Box. The online tool questions, reflects and enriches the way journalists have included diversity in their work.

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The world’s most respected photojournalism contest unveils a new set of standards for visual journalism

In a world where visual communication is becoming increasingly popular, it’s very important to know how to use photos, how to avoid manipulation, how to create a strong and positive impact on the society. Here an article from Rachel Lowry, published on Time, which talks about a new set of standards for visual journalism made by World Press Photo.

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Research Desk: Open Data Guides, Migration, Terrorism

The Global Investigative Journalism Network has gathered very useful data sources and reports  for journalistic researches and investigations. We strongly recommend you to read this section.

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How environmental journalists can tell more effective stories

The awareness about environmental issues depends also on the way to tell the stories. The International Journalists’ Network has shared an article with some recommendations for environmental journalists.

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UNESCO Report Calls for Stronger Source Protection

The 2th November is the “International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists“. In this occasion, UNESCO has released a new study, the “World Trends In Freedom of Expression and Media Development”. The chapter “Protecting Journalism Sources in the Digital Age” is particularly interesting, because here you can find useful advices.

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Watchdogs Under Watch: Media In The Age Of Cyber Surveillance

The Center for International Media Assistance has released last April “Watchdogs Under Watch: Media in the Age of Cyber Surveillance”, by Don Podesta, CIMA’s manager and editor.

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European Youth Media Days 2015 – Media Freedom in Europe and “Prix de l’EYP”: Call for Participants

European Youth Press launches Media freedom in Europe, European Youth Media Days 2015. Innovative, interactive and inspiring to promote dialogue, exchange, learning and networking in media.

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