Refugees, migrants, people: why words really matter in our reporting

By Guy De Launey   The story dominated the international news agenda for weeks on end. Heart-rending front-page images of needless deaths

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Dear newsroom managers, journalists of color can’t do all the work

  We’re ready to do the work. We’ve been doing the work. But we need you to step up to your allyship (This piece was originally

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Journalists must be able to hold power to account without fear of attack

  Photo credit istock By Hannah Storm, EJN Director It’s up to us journalists to hold those in power to account and to do so in a way that

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In Pakistan, the pandemic exacerbates precarious conditions for journalists

By Zuha Siddiqui Oonib Azam, a Karachi-based reporter for The News International, almost had an anxiety attack after a reporting trip in March,

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With all norms up for debate, news production and consumption must keep up

By Meera Selva I am writing this on a public holiday in the United Kingdom, on a weekend when patience with lockdown is fraying. Two of the main

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How this pandemic affects our journalists and journalism: a view from AFP

By Phil Chetwynd, Global News Director, Agence France-Presse The pandemic has challenged our journalists both mentally and physically. It has

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Supporting young journalists during Covid-19 lockdown

By Kate Riley Under normal circumstances, the John Schofield Trust would have spent April and May assessing applications for its face-to-face

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Covid-19 highlights need for better representation in news coverage and newsrooms

By Rachel Oldroyd CEO and Managing Editor, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is glaringly apparent

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Domestic abuse during lockdown: it’s all about control, not Covid

    By Janey Starling “Stay home, stay safe” doesn’t work if your home has never been safe. For women trapped at home with violent

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95 percent of UK independent publishers receive no government support in lockdown

By Jonathan Heawood It is seven weeks since Prime Minister Boris Johnson put the United Kingdom into lockdown. Throughout this crisis,

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Preventing a Media Mental Health Crisis

By Hannah Storm, EJN Director (For Project Syndicate) LONDON – Nothing highlights the importance of reliable news quite like a crisis. And yet,

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Why does coronavirus also attack democracy’s airways?

By Kjersti Løken Stavrum At the very beginning of this year, democracy was shown to be on the decline. This conclusion is based on the figures in

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