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01 Jun, 2017, 10:57 ET 2017 Knight International Journalism Award Winners Chronicle the Human Toll of Extremism

Journalists from Pakistan and Syria whose work exposed extremism and inhumanity in their countries are winners of the 2017 Knight International...


10 May, 2017, 16:00 ET Two U.S. Journalists to Receive Top Honors at Prestigious International Media Gala

The International Center for Journalists will honor Chris Wallace, the Fox News anchor, and Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson, the National Public Radio...


13 Jul, 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...


15 Mar, 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...


08 Mar, 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...


18 Jul, 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...


02 Jun, 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...


13 May, 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'...


01 May, 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...


24 Mar, 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...


28 Aug, 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...


10 Jun, 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...


09 Apr, 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...


13 Nov, 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...


05 Nov, 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...


01 Oct, 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...


22 May, 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...


06 Dec, 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...


27 Jul, 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...


22 Jun, 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...


28 Mar, 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,...


08 Dec, 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...


20 Jul, 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...


15 Jun, 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...


26 Sep, 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...