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Your gift can help change the world

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You can help spread the gospel when you equip Christian publishers to produce the best possible publications. Your gift today will have a ripple effect, touching millions of people worldwide. With your help we prepare magazine publishers in the Developing World to launch and sustain successful magazines by offering… On-site conferences that offer affordable, in-depth training…

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Fact-checking and independent media: weapons against ‘fake news’ in Ukraine

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By Judith  Langowski Countering fake news and propaganda has been journalist Margo Gontar’s mission since she co-founded the Ukrainian fact-checking website StopFake in 2014. A project at the Kiev School of Journalism, a group of professors, students and volunteers established the site in response to the stream of fake news that exploded with the occupation…

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There is still time to make a tax-deductible donation

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Your gift not only makes a difference in the lives of real people, but it may also reduce your tax burden for the year. We know you have many options when it comes to your end-of-year giving. Please consider Magazine Training International as the year comes to a close. Magazine Training International uses both small…

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6 tips for protecting your mental health when reporting on trauma

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By Arun Karki This post is the second piece in a two-part series about how journalists can protect both their physical safety and mental health, as well as the health and safety of their subjects, when covering dangerous or traumatic events. You can read part one, which addresses physical safety, here. Twelve years ago, I…

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Daniela’s Story

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Daniela Encheva, editor of Lia magazine in Bulgaria is not playing it “safe…” Instead, Lia magazine reaches women with the pure testimonies of divine intervention in the lives of believers. Each issue presents biblical perspectives on topics that are not discussed even in churches: divorce, nudity, adultery, romance and other difficult issues. And yet, because…

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We’re Grateful for Another Year with You

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As another year comes to a close, we want to pause and express our gratitude to our donors for their faithful support. We want to thank the publishers who continue to participate in our programs and conferences, and God for carrying MTI through the last 29 years. Please make time to pray with us this week for the…

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4 tips for staying safe when covering disaster or unrest

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By Arun Karki A week after the 7.6 magnitude earthquake that rocked central Nepal in 2015, Prakash Mahat, a cameraman with Nepal TV News, was covering both the aftereffects of the earthquake and the ongoing search for survivors in Kathmandu. Minutes after reaching the scene, a powerful aftershock almost toppled him into the wreckage. “I…

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Crisis Publishing Initiative Draws Christian Publishers Worldwide

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Some of the most serious crises threatening the world today were the focus of the Crisis Publishing Initiative conference in Sopron, Hungary, last month. The event, hosted by Magazine Training International, drew some 60 Christians in publishing from 22 countries. Journalists heard experts give up-to-date data on migrant movements, religious liberty, and human trafficking. And…

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Equipping Publishers in an Era of Crises

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By Carla Foote After the brutal killing of a Christian couple in the Punjab province of Pakistan, a purported picture of the couple became part of most news reports and quickly spread across social media. However, Asif Aqeel, reporting for World Watch Monitor in Pakistan, determined that the picture was not accurate. Aqeel shared his…

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Is it time to change the way you do end-of-year reviews?

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It’s performance review time. Don’t cringe. Instead of a painful experience that you begrudgingly complete, take the time to give real feedback to your employees to empower them for the next year. Maybe it’s not the fact that you have to give feedback that is painful, but trying to remember everything about your employees’ individual performance over…

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