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UN Security Council Addresses Journalists' Safety

On July 17th, the United Nations held an open debate on the issue of safety of journalists, focusing on protection for those targeted in conflict zones, and impunity for perpetrators. One week later, journalists, technologists and government officials gathered for TechCamp NYC in an effort to figure out ways in which technology can help make the practice of journalism safer.

The Story is the Survivor: Reporting on Sexual Assault

Last week at Women's eNews headquarters, guest speaker Claudia Garcia-Rojas shared best practices in reporting on rape and sexual violence, including how to use language and framing respectfully during an interview, how to make sources comfortable and how to use statistics effectively in reporting.

Mexican Journalists Share Strategies for Staying Safe

As violence in Mexico continues to escalate, we point to five videos released by Article 19, in which Mexican journalists provide tips on staying safe while covering violence and organized crime.

Social Media Reporting Tools

At the APME NYC NewsTrain workshop, Mandy Jenkins of Project Thunderdome shared tips and tools on using social media to find reporting sources, as well as how to fact-check and curate social media to augment coverage.

A Register For Freelance Journalists Launches

As freelancers become an increasingly important part of news coverage, a new effort in London has launched to help represent independent war journalists and photographers.