Publishing something wrong is a journalist’s worst nightmare, and rightly so. Errors can erode trust in the media, have serious consequences on individuals and groups, and undermine journalists’ main job to provide accurate and truthful information. Still, to err is human, especially in fast-paced newsrooms, and issuing appropriate corrections can limit damages.
Whether you’re covering politics and mentioning Chelsea Manning’s whistleblowing, writing about the cast of Orange Is the New Black, or commenting on a volleyball match involving player Tifanny Abreu, journalists from all beats and publications need to be able to write about transgender and non-binary individuals without promoting stereotypes and harmful narratives.
Italian reporter Annalisa Camilli knew that journalists can experience harassment or abuse, but she didn’t think it would happen to her while working on the migrant beat.
It was 2017 when Hannah*, 33, had her first obsessive thoughts about her husband and their relationship of over 15 years. "Within days, I had a complete nervous breakdown and ended up in A&E," she recalls.
Last month Los Angeles Times journalist Sonali Kohli announced on Twitter that she was taking three weeks off to recover after covering several traumatic events, including mass shootings and deadly fires. Her words resonated with many in the industry. Kohli said she needed to give her body and mind a rest, and was sharing her experience to help those in the same situation.
Most people are terrified of 'settling' in their relationships. But don’t we all fall in love with imperfect partners in the end? Susan* is a 30-year-old Londoner who’s about to get engaged to someone who – on paper – probably wouldn’t meet half the criteria on her 'ideal partner' checklist, yet is the person she sees her future with.
Quando, dieci anni fa, Beatrice* prova un inspiegabile e netto calo del desiderio, è giovane e confusa. A ventuno anni, si trova alle prese con tutte le regolari complicazioni della prima relazione seria ma anche con qualcos’altro, che la fa stare male ma non riesce a capire.
The concept of off-the-record material can be confusing for sources, the public and journalists alike. It represents a pitfall for dangerous misunderstandings, and often deals with sensitive information that needs to be adequately protected.
Long gone are the days when, to keep up with what was happening in the world, we had to walk down the newsstand or wait for the daily radio or TV bulletin. With the internet — and social media, apps, newsletters and more — we often get the impression that the news is available to anyone, anywhere, anytime, in any possible format.
About 800 journalists so far have signed an open letter demanding an end to unfair and slow payment practices that damage freelancers’ livelihood.
Emilia Romagna, Piemonte, Toscana e Lombardia hanno annunciato contraccettivi gratuiti per gli under 24 o 26. Cosa è cambiato?
Loneliness has become one of the greatest challenges of our hyperconnected world, with over 9 million people in the UK reporting they are always or often lonely. Living with a disability makes a person more likely to feel isolated, disconnected and left out.
From Barbara Kruger and Wangechi Mutu to Lorna Simpson: women have been pioneering the DIY art form for the last century. We speak to three artists on what cutting up and piecing together mixed media can tell us about gender, activism and the modern age.
From sourcing case studies and interacting with readers to live-tracking events and promoting recent work, the digital era has given journalists new tools and channels in which to work. However, as more and more activity happens online — spilling into social media — it becomes increasingly difficult to set boundaries between personal and the professional in public.