This week’s Friday 5, where we round up our favorite reads from around the world in English, includes a toolkit for journalists on systems thinking from The New School, freelancer tips from the Pulitzer Center, and Bellingcat’s latest guide on tracking the locust swarms affecting East Africa.
The pressing need for good reporting during the pandemic has encouraged several funders to offer grants to journalists. GIJN has rounded up opportunities for journalists and news organizations around the world in our new Resource Center guide, Media Funding on the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The pressing need for good reporting during the COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged a growing list of donors to offer grants to journalists. Looking for more resources on covering COVID-19? Be sure to check GIJN’s Resource Center.In addition, offers of aid to publishers are emerging in light of the increased financial pressures on small businesses. GIJN has summarized both kinds of opportunities below. In addition, other opportunities, not specifically targeting the media, might be available from governments and various philanthropies.