“世越号”之殇:韩国记者有关灾难报道的十个建议

去年四月韩国“世越号”海难发生时,报道这一悲剧事件的韩国记者们遇到许多令他们措手不及的挑战。这篇手记里,韩国记者们奉上自己的经验教训,供报道灾难的同行参考。这十点建议,是他们希望自己在报道这场灾难前能早一点明白的道理。

GIJC全球大会:学术论文“召集令”

全球深度报道大会即将于今年10月8-11日在挪威利勒哈默尔举行。我们邀请您递交有关“调查性报道及计算机辅助报道的教学技能与技巧”的学术论文/研究摘要,提案者将被邀请到挪威出席此次大会,并在会上作展示。

灾难与创伤:黄金24小时,如何做报道?

尼泊尔强地震的第一个24小时已经过去了。对于这场灾难,这些经验是马后炮;对于未来的未知,这些经验是未雨绸缪。毕竟,灾难随时都有可能发生。

为什么记者应该对智库心存怀疑

在金钱和权利的诱惑面前,智库和其他任何机构一样,值得我们保持怀疑。一所智库最重要的品质之一是其研究的正直程度。记者可以做的是,对他们所声称的“公正性”保持怀疑,并且提供有关利益冲突可能性的信息。

阿拉伯新闻的困境:报道在哪里?

阿拉伯媒体的主体——无论纸媒还是网媒——大多依靠国家或国际通讯社生产的新闻。阿拉伯语报纸头版唯一的原创内容是标题,他们总是迷恋数字而非人的故事。如果这些媒体只发表独家报道,还会有几家存活?

每周数据新闻精选(10.30-11.7)

为纪念柏林墙倒塌25周年,莱布尼兹社会科学院(the Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences)收集了90年代初至2012年间东德人和西德人对15个问题的看法,涵盖堕胎、教育、社会不平等、爱国主义等问题,绘制了德国人观念的变迁和东西德人之间仍然不小的鸿沟。

这事儿跟泰晤士报真没关系

近日很多网媒和微博转载“北大清华进泰晤士报世界大学排名前50”这则消息,源头是新华网,报道原题为“北大清华进入《泰晤士报高等教育》世界大学排名前五十”,其实跟《泰晤士报》一点关系都没有,早在2006年就已被澄清。

Covering the Money behind the Millennium Development Goals

There are the two essential questions a reporter covering business, the economy, or just about any topic should always ask: ‘How much does it cost?’ and ‘Where will you get the money from?’. These simple questions are not only key to gaining information about your current story’s topic, but they offer greater insight into reasons for decisions that have a direct impact on a country and its citizens.

Global Is Local, Local Is Global: Tips on Covering the Environment

The environment is the overarching issue of the 21st century for two reasons:
1. The environment includes and touches everything: air, water, food, health, climate, energy, development, poverty, economics—the list could go on without end.
2. Nearly every major environmental indicator is in decline.
We are pushing up against the limits of the Earth’s ability to support us. Climate change, biodiversity loss, and nitrogen pollution are moving toward crisis levels, according to recent studies. There is little public awareness of this reality, which means journalists covering the environment have a plethora of important stories to cover.

One Problem, Many Dimensions: Tips on Covering Poverty

There are many different concepts and definitions of poverty. According to the Oxford University Poverty and Human Development Initiative, ‘Poverty is often defined by one-dimensional measures, such as income. But no one indicator alone can capture the multiple aspects that constitute poverty. Multidimensional poverty is made up of several factors that constitute poor people’s experience of deprivation–such as poor health, lack of education, inadequate living standard, lack of income (as one of several factors considered), disempowerment, poor quality of work and threat from violence.’