Resources

Trans Media Watch: Help for the Media

Trans Media Watch realised that understanding trans and intersex issues can be confusing for journalists, which are preparing information.

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Between the Lines: Facial Tattoos and the Chaouia

Sepia-tinted photos from over 50 years ago show striking facial tattoos of women from indigenous populations in Algeria. But documentation of these women has faded like the aged photographs.

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Congo’s Children

“Congo’s Children” contains essays, photographs, and videos by Kem and Jon Sawyer that draw on reporting for outlets ranging from the PBS NewsHour and The Washington Post to Truth Atlas, Dowser, and The Christian Science Monitor.

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In Search of Home

They are not refugees. Often they are living in their homes in a country they consider to be their own. Yet they are stateless, denied the basic right to get an education, work in the legal economy, receive health benefits, get married, vote or own property.

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Afghanistan by Donkey

Anna Badkhen’s extraordinary account of a year in northern Afghanistan is a travel guide to a conflict that has raged for the last decade, with little end in sight.

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Check It Out!: Great Reporters on What It Takes to Tell the Story

Stories with no substance. Talking heads without a clue. “Team” coverage that still misses the big picture. Overheated hype. Cute chatter.

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Data Journalism Handbook

This book is intended to be a useful resource for anyone who thinks that they might be interested in becoming a data journalist, or dabbling in data journalism. 

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REUTERS Handbook of Journalism

This handbook is not intended as a collection of “rules.” Beyond the obvious, such as the cardinal sin of plagiarism, the dishonesty of fabrication or the immorality of bribe-taking, journalism is a profession that has to be governed by ethical guiding principles rather than by rigid rules.

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Media Neighbourhood: A Hanbook for Journalists

The EU-funded Media Neighbourhood project has published an online handbook aimed at supporting journalists to report accurately and impartially about the European Union.

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Journalims, Media, And the Challenge of Human Rights Reporting

The purpose is to discuss the difficulties of reporting human rights issues and establish what lessons can be drawn from different experiences so as to make sound recommendations to the journalistic profession, policymakers, and human rights advocates.  The objective is to improve the quality and consistency of work in this area.

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