Reuters Institute | Why East African journalists struggle to cover climate change

For journalists in the region, reporting on climate change means understanding these issues while navigating climate misinformation and disinformation fuelled by politically motivated campaigns, a lack of public awareness and conflicts between scientific and traditional knowledge systems. Read the article here

Committee to Protect Journalists | Journalist casualties in the Israel-Gaza War

CPJ is investigating all reports of journalists and media workers killed, injured, or missing in the war, which has led to the deadliest month for journalists since CPJ began gathering data in 1992. Read the article here

Media Update | A beginner’s guide to becoming a citizen journalist

Citizen journalism, also known as collaborative media, participatory journalism, democratic journalism, guerrilla journalism or street journalism, is based upon public citizens “playing an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analysing, and disseminating news and information. Read the report here

IJNET | What I learned from embedding as a journalist in a science institution

Journalists are often so deeply involved in their work that they forget that their way of thinking and conceptualising topics is not a skill and instinct everyone possesses. Read the article here.

The Fix Media | Four months in, here’s how major news publishers are doing on Threads

Despite its early hype and adoption as a competitor to Twitter, now known as X, publishers have yet to see the return and engagement on Threads that they have on Elon Musk’s platform. Some organisations post content regularly on the site, while others joined in July but have yet to post anything at all. Read the article here.

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