Resources

Six journalism opportunities to apply for in August

The International Journalists’ Network has published opportunities for journalists. Take a look and apply for them!

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Fighting Radicalisation and Extremism Online

Media Diversity Institute spread UNESCO’s Framework of Action against hate speech and racism online. Knowledge and critical thinking are the main weapons to combat violent extremism.

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Opportunities for journalists

For young journalists who want to improve their skills and for those who want to get involved in contests and awards, the International Journalists’ Network provides a list of opportunities that can not be missed!

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Tips for Ukrainian reporters covering conflict and free safety manuals for journalists

A lot of journalists everyday risk their lives to report what is happening in risk areas. Fighting and wars raging across Middle East, Eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia, involve especially local reporters.

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Local News in a Digital Age

The Pew Research Center published a report in March 2015 analysing the way local news are consumed in three distinct metropolitan areas in the United States: Denver, Colorado; Macon, Georgia; and Sioux City, Iowa.  One of the findings of the Pew reports is that minorities — African-Americans in Macon and Hispanics in metropolitan Denver — follow local news more intently than the white people do. The study also suggests that some populations are more engaged with their local news stream, and that this holds across a broader range of topics.

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Spot Racism Online

The global nature of the Internet, combined with easy access to technology and, most crucially, anonymity, makes it an ideal platform from which to promote hate.

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Measure, Plan, Act: How data collection can support racial equality

There is no European-wide data on how many persons experience unequal treatment because of their racial or ethnic origin, despite the fact that over one in two Europeans believe that discrimination because of one’s racial or ethnic origin is widespread.

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A Media for Diversity. LGBT in the news – a guide for better reporting

Well-organised media relations can be of great importance to many organisations and movements, and the LGBT movement is certainly no exception.

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Reporting Atrocities: A Toolbox for Journalists Covering Violent Conflict and Atrocities

Irresponsible reporting in tense situations may inflame passions and exacerbate conflicts. This was what happened in Rwanda in 1993, when broadcasts of a popular radio station stoked hatred and incited widespread violence against ethnic Tutsis. Media also played a role in intensifying the conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the mid-90s.

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NUJ Guidelines on LGBT reporting

These guidelines are intended for all media workers creating and handling editorial material.  The term reporting is used to cover any forms of journalism work.

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