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Jul 13, 2016, 10:09 ET New Survey to Examine State of Technology in Global Newsrooms

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) announces that it will conduct the first global survey on the adoption of new technologies in news...


Mar 15, 2016, 09:00 ET New International Center for Journalists fellowship program brings together Cuban and U.S. journalists with $110,000 from Knight Foundation

 As relations between the United States and Cuba normalize, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is launching a groundbreaking...


Mar 08, 2016, 10:00 ET Charlie Rose to Receive Top International Journalism Award

 Charlie Rose, an icon of American television known for insightful interviews with extraordinary people in every field from politics and...


Jul 18, 2014, 11:46 ET WaPo's Top Editor to Keynote DC's Premier International Journalism Gala

 Martin Baron, the Pulitzer Prize-winning executive editor of The Washington Post, will be the keynote speaker at the International Center for...


Jun 02, 2014, 20:00 ET Investigative Reporters Exposing Public Health Dangers in Nigeria and Mexico Win Premier International Journalism Award

A Nigerian editor and a Mexican freelance journalist whose investigative reports exposed companies that seriously endangered public health have won...


May 13, 2014, 11:00 ET Lesley Stahl to Receive Prestigious International Journalism Award

For her distinguished career as a trailblazing correspondent, Lesley Stahl of "60 Minutes" will receive the International Center for Journalists'...


May 01, 2014, 13:36 ET Poderopedia helps citizens expose networks of influence in Venezuela and Colombia

 Citizens of Venezuela and Colombia seeking to bring more transparency and accountability to their societies will soon have a new tool with the...


Mar 24, 2014, 11:16 ET Journalism Professors Land "Summer Internships" at Digitally Savvy Newsrooms

 In a new fellowship program called "Back in the Newsroom," five professors from historically black colleges and universities will spend a...


Aug 28, 2013, 13:03 ET NBC's Richard Engel to Receive Top International Reporting Award

Chief foreign correspondent of NBC News Richard Engel will be honored with the Excellence in International Reporting Award for his outstanding...


Jun 10, 2013, 19:00 ET Intrepid Investigative Reporters in Russia and Pakistan Win Premier International Journalism Award

A reporter investigating corruption in Russia and a seasoned Pakistani journalist known for courageous muckraking reports have won the 2013 Knight...


Apr 09, 2013, 09:00 ET Nick Kristof and Wolf Blitzer to Lead the Lineup at Premier D.C. Journalism Gala

Two outstanding correspondents will be featured at the 2013 International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Awards Dinner on Nov. 7. New York Times...


Nov 13, 2012, 20:30 ET New Knight International Fellowships Will Advance Media Innovation Worldwide

From digitally mapping Amazon deforestation to launching a news innovation challenge in Africa, innovative work by the International Center for...


Nov 05, 2012, 16:01 ET International Journalists to Live-Blog on Election Night

Fifty reporters from 46 countries will get a front-row seat to history on November 6 as they cover election night from the United States for their...


Oct 01, 2012, 13:45 ET Bob Woodward and Wolf Blitzer to Headline Premier International Journalism Event in D.C.

Awards to be given to YouTube and reporters covering Afghanistan and Somalia Veteran journalists Bob Woodward of The...


May 22, 2012, 20:30 ET Reporters Exposing Somali Pirates and Domestic Violence in Afghanistan to Receive Prestigious Journalism Award

 A Kenyan journalist investigating the Somali pirates and an Afghan broadcaster exposing violence against women will receive the 2012 Knight...


Dec 06, 2011, 14:33 ET Leading African Media Organization Announces $1 Million Fund for News Innovation

The African Media Initiative (AMI), the continent's largest association of media owners and operators, has announced a $1 million fund to spur...


Jul 27, 2011, 10:54 ET "Morning Joe" Hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski to Emcee DC's Top International Journalism Dinner

Veteran journalists Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" will serve as masters of ceremonies at the International Center...


Jun 22, 2011, 10:00 ET Reporters Investigating Drug Lords in Mexico and Pol Pot Atrocities in Cambodia to Receive Prestigious Journalism Award

Two Mexican reporters who have investigated violent drug cartels and a Cambodian journalist who uncovered secrets of the Pol Pot regime will...


Mar 28, 2011, 16:40 ET Christiane Amanpour and Tina Brown to Headline Premier International Journalism Event in DC

Two outstanding journalists will be featured at the 2011 International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Awards Dinner on Nov. 1. Christiane Amanpour,...


Dec 08, 2010, 13:30 ET Premier Website for International Journalists Offers New Features and Chinese-Language Service

The International Journalists' Network (IJNet.org) now offers a range of new services, including a Chinese-language channel. IJNet publishes in...


Jul 20, 2010, 09:00 ET Washington Post's David Ignatius and Twitter's Biz Stone to Be Honored at ICFJ Awards Dinner

Christiane Amanpour to serve as master of ceremonies on Nov. 9 Two media leaders will receive awards from the International Center for...


Jun 15, 2010, 00:01 ET Brazilian Investigative Reporter and Indonesian Radio Pioneer Win Knight International Journalism Awards

A Brazilian investigative journalist and an Indonesian radio entrepreneur have won the 2010 Knight International Journalism Awards, the...


Sep 26, 2008, 01:00 ET The Power of Elections: Photo Exhibit Captures Pivotal Campaigns

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will preview its photo exhibit called the Power...


Sep 02, 2008, 01:00 ET Fifty International Journalists to Cover U.S. Presidential Elections in Battleground States

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty journalists from around the world have been selected to participate in a program that will...


Aug 27, 2008, 01:00 ET Cutting-Edge Online Portal to Connect Media Community Worldwide

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) announces the launch of a new version of its...