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Use the #CoronaVirusFacts Alliance to fight the infodemic

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By Poynter Led by the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the Poynter Institute, the #CoronaVirusFacts / #DatosCoronaVirus Alliance unites more than 100 fact-checkers around the world in publishing, sharing and translating facts surrounding the new coronavirus. The Alliance was launched in January when the spread of the virus was restricted to China but already causing…

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Use Trello to manage your editorial process

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How are you tracking an article’s progress? If you’re still using shared Excel sheets, paper charts, and sign off sheets then we have good news for you. There’s a better way! Whether you work with a large or small publishing team there is a more efficient way to streamline the editorial process by using online…

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Nearly 500 journalists have died from COVID-19 globally

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by Rowan Philp, International Journalists’ Network Back in May, when the COVID-19 pandemic was gaining strength and spreading worldwide, we took a look at the high toll on journalists in the crisis. Like health professionals, caregivers, and other essential workers, journalists face heightened risks as they pursue stories on the pandemic.  We came across the…

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They answered the call. Will you?

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Christians in less-resourced areas of the world are not afraid of a challenge. They heard God’s call to begin a magazine and they answered. No experience in publishing? No problem. He will provide the opportunity to learn and wisdom along the way. Christian leaders by the thousand obeyed the call and God is using their…

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Canada: Gloria Dickie talks about her experience covering COVID-19

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by The Coalition for Women in Journalism Gloria Dickie is a science and environmental  journalist currently based in Vancouver. Her stories on climate change, food sustainability, population, biodiversity conservation and a lot more, have won her awards, with several of her writings published in international publications. In this profile for CFWIJ, Gloria share how COVID-19…

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Journalists in Singapore cover COVID-19’s impact on migrant workers

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by Chanté Russell, International Journalists’ Network When COVID-19 broke out in Singapore in early 2020, the country shut down. Migrant workers, who make up over 20% of the population, generally live in dormitories. When the country went into lockdown, these workers were isolated in their small rooms with limited access to resources and a constant fear…

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Can paper magazines survive the age of Covid-19?

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By Natalia Canoa, HIGHXTAR Fashion magazines around the world are facing an identity crisis. Should they cover only fashion? Should they talk about public health? Will anyone go out and buy their printed editions? There are many questions on the air but one thing is clear: no one has the answer. According to BOF, just…

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What’s up with the media?

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Does the media and its lack of Christian perspective frustrate you? You don’t have to live through a crisis to realize that the voice of Christian journalists is vital. Here at Magazine Training International, we champion Christians in publishing around the world. God has given many Christians the desire to publish magazines in print and…

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COVID-19 reporting and resources reach Tamazight-speaking population in Algeria

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by Nourredine Bessadi, International Journalists’ Network During the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of communicating vital, potentially life-saving, information has been paramount. Critically, this has meant reaching people that speak less commonly used languages.  When information is circulated only through the world’s predominant languages, it can fail to reach certain communities. With less knowledge at their…

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India: Prachee Kulkarni talks about her experience covering COVID-19

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by The Coalition for Women in Journalism Prachee Kulkarni is a journalist based in Pune, Maharashtra. She works for Pune Mirror as its principal correspondent and has been covering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic for the paper.  Prachee normally reports on politics and civic issues for her paper. But COVID-19 has changed a lot. “There are…

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