Al Jazeera Journalism Review

Planning and pitching refugee stories

In part three of our series on covering refugee stories, we look at best practice when it comes to planning and pitching to editors. 

Published on: Mon, 11/29/2021 - 11:27
Why language matters when we report refugee stories

As tragedy strikes in the English Channel and the refugee crisis mounts at the Polish border, we examine why it is so important to use the correct language when covering refugee stories. Part two of our series.

Published on: Thu, 11/25/2021 - 08:06
Leaks - a badly behaved guest in the newsroom

The recent 'Facebook Files' - revelations about the inner workings of the tech giant published by the Wall Street Journal - were based on leaked internal information. But while leaks can be a valuable source of information for journalists, they can also be used to manipulate them.

Published on: Tue, 09/21/2021 - 12:01
Risking their lives on the frontlines, journalists in Brazil’s favelas struggle for recognition

By all measures, journalists from Rio’s favelas are among the bravest war reporters in the world, facing a constant threat of violence from all directions. Still, favela journalists continue human rights violations and serve their community.

Published on: Thu, 03/11/2021 - 15:20