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IJNotes: An IJNet podcast

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Maybe you've read the final story, but have you ever wondered what the reporters did behind the scenes? We sit down with journalists from around the world to shine a light on the projects and initiatives they're involved with, new technologies and skills they may be utilizing, and challenges they’ve both confronted in the past, and continue to navigate today. Tune in to IJNotes, the premiere podcast from the International Journalists' Network (IJNet), a project of the International Center for Journalists.

Maybe you've read the final story, but have you ever wondered what the reporters did behind the scenes? We sit down with journalists from around the world to shine a light on the projects and initiatives they're involved with, new technologies and skills they may be utilizing, and challenges they’ve both confronted in the past, and continue to navigate today. Tune in to IJNotes, the premiere podcast from the International Journalists' Network (IJNet), a project of the International Center for Journalists.

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United States

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Maybe you've read the final story, but have you ever wondered what the reporters did behind the scenes? We sit down with journalists from around the world to shine a light on the projects and initiatives they're involved with, new technologies and skills they may be utilizing, and challenges they’ve both confronted in the past, and continue to navigate today. Tune in to IJNotes, the premiere podcast from the International Journalists' Network (IJNet), a project of the International Center for Journalists.

Twitter:

@ijnet

Language:

English

Contact:

202.737.3700


Episodes

Mental health and journalism, Part 6: A conversation with Mar Cabra

10/23/2020
You may have heard about the groundbreaking Panama Papers investigation, which exposed how some of the most rich and powerful people around the world used offshore tax havens to conceal their wealth. Former journalist Mar Cabra played a critical role during the groundbreaking investigation, as the head of the data and research unit at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), the organization that spearheaded the global collaborative effort. She and her colleagues...

Duration:00:26:38

Mental health and journalism, Part 5: A conversation with Hannah Storm

10/2/2020
This summer, accomplished journalist and media consultant Hannah Storm published a personal story about her diagnosis with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The PTSD was a result of many traumas over the years, Storm wrote: it stemmed from experiences she had when reporting internationally on crises and disasters, and sexual assaults she survived when she was a young reporter. All were in some way related to her job. While today more and more journalists, news organizations and media...

Duration:00:39:31

Mental health and journalism, Part 4: A conversation with Dr. Allissa Richardson

9/10/2020
This episode is the fourth in our series on mental health and journalism. Coverage of the anti-police brutality and Black Lives Matter protests that erupted around the world following the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor last spring has laid bare the unique challenges Black journalists across the U.S. face in the newsroom. As Black journalists cover these deeply personal protests, they must also navigate potential repercussions like being arrested while reporting...

Duration:00:30:29

Mental health and journalism, Part 3: A conversation with Jesús Mesa

8/28/2020
This episode is the third episode in our series on mental health and journalism. More than 5 million Venezuelans have fled their country in recent years. They’ve done so to escape violence, economic turmoil, political unrest and more. The crisis is the worst of its kind Latin America has ever experienced, former Mexico foreign minister Jorge Castañeda wrote earlier this year. Almost 2 million Venezuelan migrants have crossed the border into neighboring Colombia — more than any other...

Duration:00:20:01

Mental health and journalism, Part 2: A conversation with Dean Yates

8/12/2020
This is the second episode in our series about journalism and mental health. In this episode, we interview Dean Yates, a longtime journalist whose struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) led him to become an advocate for journalists’ mental health. For more than 20 years, Dean worked in the Middle East and southeast Asia as a journalist and bureau chief for Reuters. He covered war and tragedy on numerous occasions, and since then, he has been outspoken about the way his...

Duration:00:30:03

Mental health and journalism, Part 1: A conversation with Anna Mortimer

7/30/2020
This episode is the first in a series on mental health and journalism. From crime scenes and road accidents to natural disasters and wars, journalists often report on the frontlines of the world’s most challenging events. Today, journalists around the world are working overtime to cover the COVID-19 pandemic. Covering these developments, whether major international stories or events much closer to home, can take a mental toll on those reporting. This can lead to issues like post-traumatic...

Duration:00:18:32

COVID-19 and press freedom: A conversation with Prof. David Kaye and Dr. Courtney Radsch

5/4/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic threatens more than our health, but also our freedoms. Threats to press freedom are cropping up all over the world, taking the form of physical and political attacks on journalists, the criminalization of journalists’ work, restrictions on free access to information and increased surveillance. ICFJ global director of research, Dr. Julie Posetti interviews Prof. David Kaye, UN special rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and...

Duration:00:29:57

Under threat: A conversation with Paolo Borrometi

11/25/2019
Journalists are tasked with telling the truth, but sometimes it comes with a cost. Paolo Borrometi, a Sicilian investigative journalist, knows this cost all too well. When his reporting on the Italian mafia made him a target, he was forced to uproot his life. Years later, he still lives under 24/7 police protection, often confined to his own home. However, Borrometi is undeterred. He continues to report for his own news website, La Spia, and TV2000. He also serves as the president of...

Duration:00:21:26

Data driven: A conversation with Jacopo Ottaviani

10/29/2019
On our first episode, we sat down with Jacopo Ottaviani, a Pan-African ICFJ Knight Fellow who works at Code for Africa as its Chief Data Officer, helping newsrooms on the continent create data desks and use data more efficiently in their reporting. Support the show (https://www.icfj.org/donate-ijnet-project-icfj)

Duration:00:08:38

From print to digital: A conversation with Ruth Betz

10/29/2019
We sat down with Ruth Betz, the head of digital transformation at Funke Mediengruppe, one of Germany’s largest newspaper and magazine publishers. Betz oversees the print to digital conversion of Funke Mediengruppe’s news outlets, working to ensure they adopt sustainable business models as they transform from print to digital-first publications. Support the show (https://www.icfj.org/donate-ijnet-project-icfj)

Duration:00:13:25

Beyond the border: A conversation with Maya Srikrishnan

10/29/2019
In episode three of IJNotes, we interview Maya Srikrishnan, an immigration reporter for Voice of San Diego. Srikrishnan is one of the International Center for Journalists 2019 Bringing Home the World Fellows. As part of the fellowship, she traveled to San Pedro Sula, Honduras on a reporting trip. In this episode, she shares the challenges, discoveries and lessons she learned covering the other side of immigration. Support the show (https://www.icfj.org/donate-ijnet-project-icfj)

Duration:00:15:12