Latest International Center for Journalists Stories

2014-08-19 23:05:44

After hosting a Moroccan journalist for three weeks, Splash Media has been invited to mirror the experience by learning and connecting with digital professionals for two weeks in Morocco by participating in an exchange fellowship funded by the U.S. State Department Professional Fellows Program. Addison, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Dennis Wilson, Director of Production Services at Splash Media in Addison, TX, has been formally invited by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) by...

2014-07-18 12:23:35

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martin Baron, the Pulitzer Prize-winning executive editor of The Washington Post, will be the keynote speaker at the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Awards Dinner on Nov. 10. The dinner features CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer, who returns as master of ceremonies for the third year. Three outstanding women journalists, including Lesley Stahl of "60 Minutes," will be honored at the event. President of the John S. and James L. Knight...

2014-06-02 20:21:44

NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Nigerian editor and a Mexican freelance journalist whose investigative reports exposed companies that seriously endangered public health have won the 2014 Knight International Journalism Award, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) announced. The award recognizes outstanding news coverage that makes a difference in the lives of people around the world. Oluwatoyosi Ogunseye, the editor of Nigeria's Sunday Punch newspaper,...

2014-05-13 12:33:34

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For her distinguished career as a trailblazing correspondent, Lesley Stahl of "60 Minutes" will receive the International Center for Journalists' (ICFJ) Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism. She will be honored at ICFJ's 30th Anniversary gala on November 10 in Washington. "Lesley Stahl has repeatedly shaped the national--and international--debate through groundbreaking work as a CBS White House correspondent, 'Face the...

2014-05-01 16:26:52

Award-winning transparency platform expanded from home base in Chile WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citizens of Venezuela and Colombia seeking to bring more transparency and accountability to their societies will soon have a new tool with the expansion of Poderopedia.org to their countries. Poderopedia is an award-winning digital platform that maps who is who in business and politics. Launched in Chile in 2012 by ICFJ Knight International Journalism Fellow...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.