Digital security do's and don'ts for journalists
A crackdown on press freedom across the globe has led to increasingly hostile environments, making the need for security even more pressing. While facing a global pandemic, we’re more dependent on the internet than ever before to carry out our reporting and collaborate effectively. But how do you do so safely? Here are our digital security do’s and don’ts for journalists. This video is based on an IJNet article by Katya Podkovyroff Lewis: https://ijnet.org/en/story/digital-security-dos-and-donts-journalists
Ethical considerations for reporting on COVID-19
Since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic, more and more journalists around the world have been pulled in to report on the frontlines of the global crisis. Understanding how to confront ethical considerations is important to present a balanced, fair and accurate report of what's happening during the pandemic. This video is based on an IJNet article by Senami Kojah.
COVID19 Tips Instagram Version
During a global health crisis, like the one we face now with the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of journalists becomes ever more critical. To help journalists around the world contend with these stories, we’ve compiled a list of tips for reporting on COVID-19.⠀For the full video with more tips, go to the YouTube version. This video is based on an IJNet article by Taylor Mulcahey.⠀
Tips for journalists covering COVID-19
During a global health crisis, like the one we face now with the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, the role of journalists becomes ever more critical. To help journalists around the world contend with these stories, we’ve compiled a list of tips for reporting on COVID-19. This video is based on an IJNet article by Taylor Mulcahey.
Storytelling Techniques For Audio Journalists
From radio documentaries to narrative podcasts, the art of audio storytelling can be complicated and confusing — not just for beginners, but also experienced journalists. In celebration of World Radio Day, we created this short explainer on storytelling techniques for audio journalists based on an IJNet article by Clothilde Goujard.
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Audio Slideshow: On A Photographer
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