Increase Coverage of Vital Issues

As part of its work fostering independent media and access to information, Internews has developed special global journalism programs in health, environmental issues, humanitarian media, digital technology, human rights and governance and transparency.

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  • Open Earth: The Beginning of Global GeoJournalism

    Tuesday, December 8, 2015

    Environmental journalists face a unique challenge: covering local stories of environmental change requires an understanding of global processes.

    To address this challenge, Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is launching OpenEarth.net to provide the first global GeoJournalism interface focused on surfacing patterns uncovered by local journalists around the world.

  • Southern Africa in a “Climate Horror”

    Wednesday, December 2, 2015

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    As the crucial COP21 climate talks get underway in Paris, veteran environmental journalist Fiona Macleod says people in rural parts of Southern Africa are living in a “climate horror,” with women being hit hardest. With drought affecting large swathes of the region, she says data plays a hugely important role in helping journalists tell the stories of those who are most vulnerable.

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