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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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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

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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

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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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