To celebrate Internews’ 30th anniversary in May of last year, we launched InternewsNext, an initiative to highlight 30 innovative media projects around the world that are led by journalists, bloggers, and developers ages 30 and under. Read more »
Today, May 3, we mark the twentieth annual World Press Freedom Day, a time to review the state of press freedom around the globe and honor the journalists who have died doing their jobs. We also note that the challenges media workers face have evolved considerably since this day was established two decades ago. Read more »
Increased participation by women in the media can lead to improvements in healthcare awareness, prevention of sexual- and gender-based violence, and an increase in job skills and civil society engagement. On International Women’s Day 2013, Internews honors women in media around the world who work tirelessly and sometimes risk their lives to inform their local communities. Read more »
Internews' Earth Journalism Network (EJN) creates a strong foundation for environmental journalism around the world by training local journalists, establishing journalism networks and facilitating partnerships. These goals were boosted recently with a major new partnership between EJN and the University of California at Berkeley to train environmental journalists. With evolving change in Burma, the effects of working with local journalists to report on environmental concerns became evident. Read more »
In times of crisis, it helps people find food, water, shelter − the things they need to stay alive. It connects individuals and communities ... fosters political stability ... stimulates economic growth ... and strengthens civil society.
During the recent Presidential elections, it seemed you could hardly read a news website, update your Facebook account or turn on the television without encountering articles, ads, or opinion pieces covering the latest political developments. Read more »
What’s the first thing you do when a disaster strikes? A massive storm ... an oil spill ... a terrorist attack? If you live in the United States, like me, you probably immediately rush to the web, your mobile phone, radio, or TV to find out what’s happening and what you should do.
But imagine not having those tools − or any way to get information at all. That’s what life is like in many parts of the world, and why your support for Internews is so important. Read more »
December 1st, is World AIDS Day, a time for the world to take stock of the achievements and ongoing challenges in the global fight against HIV/AIDS.
Internews believes that information is one of the most powerful tools in tackling any health challenge. Journalists, health workers, and government officials in Kenya, where Internews has been active in prioritizing clear, accurate, and accessible information around HIV and AIDS for nearly a decade, agree: Read more »