Al Jazeera Journalism Review

‘It was a black day for all women journalists’ - supporting our Afghan sisters

THE LONG READ: How women journalists in India are coming together in solidary and support for female reporters and media workers in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover

Published on: Thu, 12/02/2021 - 08:55
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
How to cover refugee stories ethically 

As Poland grapples with a migrant and refugee crisis at its borders, we examine best practice for journalists covering refugee stories. Part one of our series.

Published on: Tue, 11/23/2021 - 08:12
Reporter’s Notebook – memoirs of an illegal journalist in South Africa 

From working shifts in a casino to interviewing a farmer mauled by a tiger - life as a struggling Zimbabwean reporter.

Published on: Mon, 11/22/2021 - 08:51
Verifying video - how to spot the fakes

It's often seemingly impossible to tell what's fake and what's not on social media. We look at the tools journalists can use to verify video sourced online. How can you spot fake videos from hate groups to terrorist organisations on social media? Is it even possible? What tools can you use to verify the authenticity of these videos?

Published on: Mon, 11/15/2021 - 15:09
Is slow journalism the cure for fast-food thinking?

ANALYSIS: Journalists require time and space to provide the depth readers need to make sense of an endless stream of instant news.

Published on: Wed, 11/10/2021 - 13:08
Digital Sherlocks: Open-source investigation and news verification during wartime

THE LONG READ: From proving the existence of a seven-year-old girl in Syria to fact-checking locations of aerial bombings, how do you verify ‘open-source’ information in a war zone?

Published on: Mon, 11/01/2021 - 21:18
A wall of silence - investigating ‘quacks’ in India

‘Quacks’ - illegal, non-registered healers - are a subject worthy of scrutiny by the media in India. But what do you do when the communities they operate in don’t want you to talk about it?

Published on: Mon, 10/25/2021 - 08:34
Palestine underground: A new face for local radio

THE LONG READ: How Palestine’s Radio Alhara is taking a grassroots approach to shaping a new landscape for protest, culture and local journalism online.

Published on: Thu, 10/21/2021 - 12:15
'They called me a traitor' - tales of a local freelance journalist in Yemen

Very few international journalists are currently based in Yemen because it is simply too dangerous to go there. Local - often freelance - reporters have continued to tell the stories of the human suffering there, however, and are facing greater dangers from militias than ever before. Our writer explains how he had to change the way he did his job, just to survive.

Published on: Mon, 10/18/2021 - 08:16
‘I became a journalist because we need to be heard’ - telling the stories of Palestine

THE LONG READ: Many journalists in Palestine only entered the profession through a need to make their suffering known to the world. So what does it take to tell stories of tragedy and personal loss to which you yourself are deeply connected while maintaining objectivity?

Published on: Wed, 10/13/2021 - 09:21
Coronavirus conversations - revealing a world of difference 

Who or what are driving news and discussions about COVID-19 on social media? It all depends on where you are in the world.

Published on: Thu, 10/07/2021 - 14:54
Reporter’s notebook - covering crisis in Lebanon

Lebanon has undergone a seismic economic collapse triggered by the financial crisis and compounded by last year’s shocking port explosion in Beirut. Al Jazeera.com’s correspondent describes what it has been like to cover the ongoing story.

Published on: Tue, 10/05/2021 - 09:58
Radio Gargaar - grassroots broadcasting to refugees in Kenya

What it’s like to host a radio show in the Dadaab refugee camp, situated in one of the world’s most overlooked regions, during a global pandemic.

Published on: Sun, 10/03/2021 - 11:29