On Earth Day, Environmental Journalism is More Important than Ever

Monday, April 21, 2014

Happy Earth Day from Internews’ Earth Journalism Network! As we celebrate EJN’s 10th year, the work of reporters around the globe to cover environmental issues affecting community health, development, and security grows ever more complex. In this newsletter, we explore new tools – like sensors – to aid in reporting, celebrate the work of one of our partners in China, and mark our anniversary:

Burma: New Freedoms, New Challenges

New Freedoms, New Challenges
Thursday, March 6, 2014

“This is a time to try.”
- Mon Mon Myat, Film Producer, Journalist, Writer

Today in Burma (Myanmar), two generations of lost conversations are starting again. For the first time in decades, there may be a decisive chance to contribute to a free and open society.

Celebrating World Radio Day

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Happy World Radio Day! At Internews, we love radio, so we’re celebrating with three videos – from New Orleans, Somalia, and the Philippines – that showcase the powerful role that quality radio can play in connecting communities.

Listening to the Citizens of New Orleans

"Information is like a light"

Journalist interviews a young girl
Tuesday, December 31, 2013


All of us at Internews wish you a healthy, peaceful and fulfilling new year, full of good news.

With best wishes,
Jeanne Bourgault

Becoming a journalist in the largest refugee camp in the world

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

As the conflict in Syria stretches into a third year, more than two million Syrians, half of them children, have fled into neighboring countries, along with more than four million people who are displaced inside Syria. Most live in information voids − distrusting of media inside and out of Syria, and with very little access to any media at all.

3 Meaningful Gifts to Give this Season

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

1. The gift of information

When disaster strikes  ̶  as we’ve seen in the crisis following Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines  ̶  people return to their most basic needs: safety, food, clean water, and shelter. Along with these, they need information. Access to credible and trustworthy information enables people to fulfill their other immediate needs, and take the steps needed for long-term recovery. Help our team in the Philippines, and in other emergencies around the world, provide the gift of information.

We need you now.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Like many of you, I watched the news from the Philippines over the weekend with great distress as a terrible disaster unfolded. In the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan, information is scarce. Confusion and desperation are evident amongst the survivors interviewed just in the Tacloban area.

One woman told a reporter, “I survived the storm but now I wonder if I can survive this….”