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Christian journalists get professional development during pandemic

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The world is changing but the need for the message of Christ is not. Magazine Training International (MTI) is dedicated to helping Christians in publishing as they navigate the perils of publishing during lock-downs, meeting the needs of their readers, and supporting their staff.   MTI’s blog (https://magazinetraining.com/category/blog/) focuses on news and tips on magazine…

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Key quotes on what (not) to say while covering a pandemic

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by Irene Wangui, International Journalists’ Network Reporting on COVID-19 can be tricky because of the medical and technical jargon that is inevitably involved. If you’re not a seasoned health or science journalist with a deep understanding of these terms, you run the risk of using them incorrectly, which could cause confusion at best, and trigger a…

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How Will the Coronavirus Impact Already Fragile Glossy Magazine Print Ads?

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With May editions wrapped up before the crisis exploded, the full extent of the toll it will take on advertising will likely not be seen until the crucial September issues. By Kathryn Hopkins, WWD As it prepares to launch its May issue with cover face Gal Gadot, Vogue took to its Instagram account to tell…

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Tips for getting COVID-19 footage from home

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by Natalie Van Hoozer, International Journalists’ Network Yusuf and Sumaiya Omar have trained communities around the world to create their own video storytelling projects through Hashtag Our Stories, a cross-platform video publishing company the couple founded. Now, with COVID-19, the ability to harness the power of user-generated video content is becoming essential for journalists all…

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Using data journalism to cover the pandemic in Latin America

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by Santiago Sánchez, International Journalists’ Network The media industry is certainly not lacking content during the COVID-19 crisis — far from it. Journalists have shown innovative ways of reporting on the pandemic. Reporters in Latin America are no exception as they document the events happening in the region, where healthcare systems are struggling under the…

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12 writing tools to make COVID-19 coverage comprehensible

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by Roy Peter Clark, Poynter This writing advice becomes now and then more urgent. I dragged it out to help reporters covering the Great Recession. I am sharing it again to see if it can stand up to the test of a great pandemic. I don’t expect such advice to “go viral” — what a…

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Key quotes on threats to media freedom

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by Zainab Imam, International Journalists’ Network Journalists and advocates cannot afford to wait until the COVID-19 crisis slows to address the growing restrictions on media freedom cropping up around the world, media freedom experts said during an ICFJ webinar Thursday.  Sponsored by ICFJ’s Global Health Crisis Reporting Forum, the webinar included Prof. David Kaye, UN…

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Going Back to Normal?

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by Katharina Buchholz. Statista According to a survey by Ipsos, perceptions about when society will go “back to normal” after the COVID-19 pandemic – if that is at all possible – differ widely across the globe. Interestingly, and maybe also a little discouraging, is the fact that a country like Japan, which has been dealing with…

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Professional Development Zoom Webinars by EPA

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Six weekly seminars to be streamed live on Tuesdays from April 28 through June 2.Registration Required EPA members $0 | Non-members $20 Plus a bonus session on legal issues LEARN MORE We All Get Burned: Leading Through Crisis and Challenge Presenter: Sid Webb Founder and President, Sharpened Focus LLC Tuesday, April 28 | 2:00 pm…

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Media sustainability during a pandemic

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by Janine Warner and Naimid Cirelli, International Journalists’ Network As measures to contain COVID-19 spread around the world and millions of people are quarantined in their homes, reliable, fact-checked news is more important than ever. News audiences are growing in record numbers, but for many media organizations, income is falling. Many businesses that are affected…

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