• Internews Completes Health Fellowship For Liberian Journalists

    Front Page Africa
    Sunday, December 11, 2016

    (This article from Front Page Africa describes Internews' health journalism project in Liberia.)

    Monrovia – Journalists’ role in reporting about Liberia’s health issues began more critical when Ebola hit the country in 2014.

    The lack of trained health reporters adversely impacted the spread of misinformation leading to a serious information crisis causing the virus to ravage the country.

  • Kat Duffy to Lead Internews Technology Programs

    Kat Duffy headshot
    Thursday, December 8, 2016

    As the newly-named Vice President for Global Technology Programs, Kat Duffy will lead the strategy, technical approach, and institutional learning around technology across Internews’ work in more than 50 countries.

    “I’m thrilled to have someone of Kat’s caliber join our team,” said Internews President Jeanne Bourgault. “Understanding the way information is accessed safely and securely, and supporting new pathways for independent information production, verification and use by individuals around the world is central to the success of all our work.”

  • The Fight for Free Expression is More Important than Ever

    Monday, November 21, 2016

    Only 13% of the global population enjoys a robust free press where the safety of journalists is guaranteed. We are reminded that we must never take for granted our capacity to express our ideas, to challenge authority and engage in healthy debate. We must cherish and nurture our freedoms, seeking always to improve our media, challenging them and ourselves to do better and to do more.

    Read an op-ed by Internews President Jeanne Bourgault

  • The most important delegation of COP22

    Monday, November 14, 2016

    For the last six years, an unlikely delegation has helped to shape vital information coming out of COP, the annual United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. It’s not a powerful committee of statesmen. It’s not a global media channel. It’s not a fly-in of Hollywood stars and activists. 

    It’s a group of reporters that hail from far flung corners of the world. And in many cases, it’s their countries and their homes that will be hit hardest by climate change. 

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