Passport Podcast: What is Duty of Care?

How can journalists, news organizations and responsible readers invest in safety and security for journalists? Tune in to this exclusive Preview of the Global Press Passport Podcast, Episode 7. How can journalists, news organizations and responsible readers invest in safety and security for journalists? Tune in to the seventh episode...

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Global Press Institute Diversity Report

For decades, the news business has been talking about diversifying its newsrooms. While some gains have been tallied, the overall picture of mainstream newsrooms remains predominantly white and male. In its annual census the American Society of News Editors reported that newsroom diversity in 2015 remained stable at 12.76 percent. Specialty...

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From GPI: Determined to Help Clean Up Her City, Goma Woman Plows Through Government Inaction

GOMA, DEMOCRACTIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Goma is filthy. The lack of refuse bins and collection services is evident everywhere in Goma, the capital of DRC’s North Kivu province. Downtown, people eat on the roadsides and throw food waste and wrappers into the streets. At Virunga Market, one of the...

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Tectonic Migration Shift: Quake Survivors Flee Once-Magnetic Kathmandu for Safety, Connection in Hometowns

The deadly 7.8-magnitude quake that struck the sprawling capital, long the great urban magnet of a largely rural country, destroyed and destabilized homes and workplaces. Now hundreds of thousands of Nepalese who had started new lives in Kathmandu – many of them nursing serious wounds – are packing buses to...

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From Global Press Journal: Unable to Graze Cattle in Drought-Ravaged Regions of Kenya, Semi-Nomadic Herders Put Down Grass Roots

LOLGORIEN DIVISION, KENYA – It is about 2 p.m. and the sun feels unbearably hot.   A Masai herdsman is preparing fodder for his dairy cows before he can start milking them.   He chops Napier grass, a long, drought-resistant tropical grass he grows in a section of his 40-acre...

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