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GIJN Webinar — Investigating the Radical Right: A Global Perspective

In this GIJN webinar, we bring together four senior journalists who have investigated the extremist far-right in different parts of the world. They will offer tips and tools on how to track and report on violent organizations and individuals in different contexts, and give guidance on safety.

How to Investigate Forced Disappearances in Latin America

How should journalists investigate what has happened to people who have disappeared? What is the best way of dealing with their families, the organized crime groups often involved in the cases, and corrupt officials? Mexican investigative journalist Marcela Turati and Óscar Martínez from El Salvador, both specialists on reporting on transnational organized crime, shared their tips during GIJN’s Spanish language webinar.

News & Analysis

Lessons on Reporting COVID-19 from Spain, Italy, and Ecuador

Investigative journalism has had to adapt to the realities imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Around the world, newsrooms are having to respond to challenges such as social distancing while reporting on the pressure health systems are under. GIJN and the Instituto Prensa y Sociedad (IPYS), invited four journalists from some of the countries that have been the most affected by the pandemic to share what they’ve learned during this process.

Resource

Tracking COVID-19 Contracts: A GIJN Guide and Webinar

How to investigate government spending related to the COVID-19 pandemic is the subject of a new resource from GIJN. Our guide describes how to understand and probe the procurement process and identifies the red flags that may signal fraud and corruption.  

News & Analysis

What We’re Reading: WhatsApp Engagement, Media Survival, and Russian Disinformation

This week’s Friday 5, where we round up our favorite reads from around the online world in English, includes a Bellingcat post on what to look out for when reporting on Russian disinformation, how Documented is using WhatsApp to maximize reporting and audience reach, and the Oxford research group’s global effort to gather publicly available data on the coronavirus.

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How Reporters Can Flatten the Stress Curve While Covering the Pandemic

At first glance, the COVID-19 story appears overwhelming at every professional and personal level for individual reporters, from psychological trauma and shelved investigations to the health risks to their families. But experts say planning and daily habits can make the work manageable — and that the work itself, and the sense of making a difference, represents a coping strength that reporters can exploit.

Reporting Tools & Tips

Tips on Data, Sources, and Angles from Investigative Journalists on the COVID-19 Frontlines

Three veteran journalists on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis discuss investigative angles into the response in the first of GIJN’s webinar series, Investigating the Pandemic. Gloria Riva of l’Espresso in Italy, OCCRP Editor Drew Sullivan and GIJN Chinese Editor Joey Qi discuss the importance of source-driven investigations and dealing with disinformation and data deficits.

GIJN Launches Webinar Series: Investigating the Pandemic

Join GIJN and guests for our five-part series of webinars, Investigating the Pandemic. We’ve assembled experts on health reporting, infectious disease, trauma, and financial survival to help journalists navigate the difficult waters ahead.