Resources

Data & Reporting Tools: Global

Covering the covid virus and trauma: a list of sources and guides:

ITUC - ILO C190 Training of Trainers Toolkit

Harmful Information – Misinformation, disinformation and hate speech in armed conflict and other situations of violence: ICRC initial findings and perspectives on adapting protection approaches

Fellowships to Attend the 12th Global Investigative Journalism Conference (Online)

Registration open for three-day conflict reporting workshop for journalists in South Asia with Public Media Alliance

CIR and BOOM Live to train local journalists in fact-checking

Coping with the stress of covering the pandemic, a list of suggestions and resource links.

An extensive and overall look at how to report on the virus and how to deal with the issues that face you as a journalist, Global Investigative Journalists Network. 

 

 

How to interview remotely: advice on how to do your reporting and how to deal with the mental stress you may face, Ethical Journalism Network,

An extensive list of resources and advice for covering trauma and the virus, from DART, The Center for Journalism and Trauma

A report for journalists and editors on covering trauma from the Dart Center.

A well developed strategy for how to report on trauma, from the Search for a Common Ground and Radio for Peace Building Africa,

 

A Webinar from journalists around the globe who have covered the pandemic, from the International Women’s Media Foundation, do not change stories.

Advice for editors on assigning journalists to cover the virus, Committee To Protect Journalists,  USA,

 

Mental Health Tips And Resources for Journalists, advice for reporters and for editors and newsroom managers, International Federation of Journalists.

Global Journalism Organizations

The Global Investigative Journalism Network is an international association of journalism organizations that support the training and sharing of information among investigative and data journalists. It also is published in Hindi and Urdu. Their guide on investigative journalism is available in several languages.

Solutions Journalism Network provides resources on solution-faced reporting

International Media Support, based in Denmark, promotes journalism training in many areas, including crisis reporting, offers support for media freedoms, and emphasizes the role of media in sustaining healthy and safe communities.

The International Center for Journalism (ICFJ) based in the US offers fellowships and training to advance journalist's skills across the globe. It supports the International Journalists' Network, which provides online journalism toolkits in a broad range of issues, journalism fellowships, and links to journalism training and resources across the globe. 

The Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting based in the US promotes news coverage of under-reported stories and offers grants to journalists across the globe to advance reporting on critical issues. 

Ushahidi is a Kenya-based website that helps journalists and communities track and provide critical information.  Its advanced use of crowdsourcing tools has helped make information available to hard to reach communities and to spread the news "from the bottom up." Ushahidi means testimony in Swahili. It has been an especially effective tool in providing information to citizens in crisis situations.

Global Forum for Media Development (Belgium) links national and global media organizations to advance journalists training and to promote independent and sustainable journalism.

Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma is a U.S. based organization that "is dedicated to informed, innovative and ethical news reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy." It offers tip sheets and guides, training and fellowships for journalists. It also has resources in Urdu.

Research Clinic is an online source with a wide listing of online tools for reporters that is especially helpful in investigative work. It is the work of a veteran BBC trainer and researcher.

Journalists' Toolbox is an online guide to numerous training and research tools for journalists in a very wide range of topics. It is created by the Society for Professional Journalists, an organization that represents and links journalists in the U.S.