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Useful Websites

Earth Journalism Network

A project of Internews, EJN empowers and enables journalists from developing countries to cover the environment more effectively

Seeks to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania

International Center for Journalists

Builds the expertise and digital skills journalists need to deliver trustworthy news essential for vibrant societies

International Journalists' Network 

IJNet delivers the latest on global media innovation, news apps and tools, training opportunities and expert advice for professional and citizen journalists worldwide

Journalist's Resource

Curates, summarizes and contextualizes high-quality research on newsy public policy topics. Project of Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center and the Carnegie-Knight Initiative

Journalist's Toolbox

By the Society of Professional Journalists is dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behaviour

Nieman Reports

By the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University; website and quarterly print publication covering thought leadership in journalism

Online News Association

By the Association for Professional Journalists seeks to inspire and support innovation and excellence in digital journalism through: Developing strategies for emerging tech; Sharing best practices on audience engagement and metrics; Innovative news storytelling; Experimenting and finding new revenue and business models; Cultivating newsroom leadership, culture and diversity

Pew Research Center Journalism & Media

By the Pew Research Centre informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world; conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research

Poynter Online

From the Poynter Institute, helps journalists sharpen skills and elevate storytelling throughout their careers

Undercover Reporting

Collaboration with NYU Libraries collects many decades of high-impact, sometimes controversial, mostly U.S.-generated journalism that used undercover techniques


Africa Check 

A non-profit organisation set up in 2012 to promote accuracy in public debate and the media in Africa. We work to raise the quality of information available to society across the continent.

Committee to Protect Journalists

Promotes press freedom worldwide; defends the right of journalists to report the news safely and without fear of reprisal

Communication Authority of Kenya 

Responsible for facilitating the development of the information and communications sectors including; broadcasting, cybersecurity, multimedia, telecommunications, electronic commerce, postal and courier services

The Information and Communication Technology Authority 

Tasked with rationalising and streamlining the management of all Government of Kenya ICT functions, enforcing ICT standards in Government and enhancing the supervision of its electronic communication, promote ICT literacy, capacity, innovation and enterprise

Media Council of Kenya 

For purposes of setting of media standards and ensuring compliance with those standards as set out in Article 34(5) of the Constitution and for connected purposes

Ministry of ICT, Innovations & Youth Affairs 

Responsible for formulating, administering, managing and developing the Information, Broadcasting and Communication policy


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