ICFJ is recruiting applicants for its 2018 Johnson & Johnson global health reporting contest

About the contest: The contest builds on its early successes by further developing local networks of leading health reporters in Brazil, China, India, Russia and sub-Saharan Africa. Journalists in these countries have the opportunity to participate in a 12-day study tour in the United States. They also receive cash prizes as part of regional competitions…

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Experts share tips for verifying your own writing without a dedicated fact-checking team

By Cristiana Bedei It is a journalist’s job to report with fairness and accuracy, separating what’s true from what isn’t, and contextualizing facts and opinions appropriately. To achieve that, editorial fact-checking — the verification process of sources and information included in a story — is an essential process for all reporters and editors. “In the…

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