On Thursday, the International Federation of Journalists released a report on journalists and media staff killed on the job over the past 25 years. The report highlights the Asia-Pacific region as the deadliest place to be a journalist. India, Pakistan and the Philippines rank as three of the 10 most dangerous countries for reporter safety.
The Age Boom Academy is now accepting applications for its annual three-day workshop for journalists, a joint project of the Columbia Aging Center and the Columbia Journalism School. This year's Academy, June 9 - 11, will focus on the future of work and retirement, and will feature leading experts in journalism, science and economics.
Dart Centre Asia Pacific is pleased to announce the appointment of Amantha Perera as Asia Pacific Regional Facilitator.
At Columbia Journalism School, Katherine Boo - winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and a MacArthur “genius” grant - joined Dean Steve Coll for a discussion of her first book, a powerful and complex work of immersion reporting.
Building journalists’ capacity to report thoroughly and accurately on violence, war and other abuses and their aftermath is more essential than ever as societies wrestle with how to deal with terrorism and crime, how to aid refugees, whether to go to war and how to protect the most vulnerable citizens.
The Rory Peck Trust honored the work of four freelance cameramen and camerawomen from northern Iraq, Pakistan and Syria at its 20th anniversary awards event Wednesday evening.
As part of events marking the International Day to End Impunity For Crimes Against Journalists, UNESCO and WAN-IFRA published an excerpt from their global study on the protection of journalism sources in the digital age.