Project Updates

  • Apply Now: Reporter Fellowships to Attend the UN Climate Negotiations in Morocco

    Monday, June 20, 2016

    The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) led by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN), has announced Fellowship opportunities for journalists to attend the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakesh, Morocco this November.

    The application is now open until July 8, 2016 at 5PM EST.

  • EJN Journalists Attend Adaptation Futures Conference in Rotterdam

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    Monday, June 20, 2016

    Earth Journalism Network journalists joined policy leaders and climate experts from around the world for a three-day discussion on adapting to climate change impacts in the wake of the historic agreement reached in Paris. The 15-member EJN delegation was the largest group of reporters attending the conference and included members from South Asia, Central Africa and three Pacific Islands nations

  • New Features on EJN’s Website Highlight its Global Community and Diversity of Impacts

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    Monday, June 20, 2016

    The hard work of a network of dedicated environmental journalists from around the world is highlighted by new features on the website of Internews’ Earth Journalism Network.

    Since 2004, EJN has worked to support and build this community of reporters through capacity building programs and direct support to local organizations. This network has and continues to play a critical role in the quality and quantity of environmental news and information that local communities receive.

  • Journalists from Africa Enhance Their Skills Reporting on Climate Change, Deforestation, and Energy Access

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    Monday, June 20, 2016

    With the year just half over, Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) has already trained 33 journalists from different countries of Africa at workshops that tackled the main environmental challenges faced by the continent.

    The trainings, which took place in Yaoundé, Cameroon and Lusaka, Zambia in April and May, aimed at improving the quality and quantity of the regional environmental coverage. Sessions with experts and policy makers were undertaken along with practices on data literacy and geojournalism.

  • Showing Corruption from the Skies

    Thursday, June 9, 2016

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    In the first shots, the camera lingers. On the pocked and muddy streets of the Moldovan village. On the thin cows walking listlessly past broken fences. On the humble farmhouses, once pastel, now scratched and fading, their shabbiness testament to the deep poverty of this country squeezed between Romania and Ukraine.

  • “We Have Come to the Radio for Everyone to Hear”

    Friday, June 3, 2016

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    MALUALKON, SOUTH SUDAN — Despite the 40 kilometer (24 mile) distance and a raging dust storm that elicited safety warnings from authorities, a group of 64 resolute women marched towards Nhomlaau FM, their community radio station.

  • South Sudan's Boda Boda Talk Talk (video)

    Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    Internews in South Sudan has developed an innovative recorded audio program to provide life-saving and life-enhancing information to people displaced at four of the UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites across South Sudan following the conflict that broke out in the country in mid-December 2013.

    The service utilizes a quad bike that moves around the site playing the programs in dedicated public spaces, at “Listening Stops,” through speakers that are bolted to the bike. 

    Watch a video about Boda Boda Talk Talk:

  • Eye Radio in South Sudan (video)

    Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Eye Radio is a station in Juba, South Sudan managed by Eye Media in partnership with Internews. It is where South Sudanese listeners can tune in seven days a week, 24 hours a day and hear local, national and international news and sports, with in-depth focus on a wide range of issues related to the development of South Sudan.

    Watch a video about Eye Radio