Indian journalists gathered at the mouth of the Ganges River in West Bengal, India last month to learn about the effects of sea level rise, at a workshop organized by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN).
This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Google News Initiative. Read more about what has happened in India since then from Surabhi Malik, Program Director of the Google News Initiative Training Network and an important figure in India's fight against fake news.
With the rising impact of climate change, ranging from flash floods, landslides and ocean surges, coupled with the urgent need to implement more effective – and long-term – disaster risk reduction, credible journalist initiatives are increasingly playing a crucial role of informing the public.
Visakhapatnam, India – With record high temperatures forecast across South Asia and exacerbated by the impacts of climate change and (this year) El Niño, the impact on vulnerable communities living along the Bay of Bengal are predicted to be more severe than ever.
On the shores of the world’s largest bay live fishers and farmers hit by climate change every day.
Google News Initiative: Introducing pan-India training series for journalists covering the upcoming elections
The Google News Initiative, in partnership with DataLeads and Internews, are thrilled to open registration for PollCheck: Covering India’s Election, a training series to support journalists coverin
Google News Initiative has partnered DataLeads and Internews to offer the training that will include online verification and fact-checking of the news, data visualisation for elections, coverage on YouTube, and online safety
Freelance journalist Karthikeyan Hemalatha has been covering the environment for eight years.