Think Globally, Report Locally

“Local news media is the most disrupted sector of the media, the most urgently in need of assistance — and the sector with the greatest potential to form the bedrock for a new, stronger media ecosystem,” said Jacqui Park, head of network strategy and innovation at the International Press Institute (IPI) at the start of

Report for the World announces first-ever corps

BOSTON — Report for the World announced today the selection of six journalists for its 2021-2022 reporting corps. Three corps members will join the staff at TheCable in Nigeria and three will join in India.  The announcement coincides with World Press Freedom Day, a date which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom: to

Q&A:’s Supriya Sharma

Supriya Sharma is the executive editor of, a digital news outlet and our first partner newsroom in India. The interview has been edited for length and clarity. How did you end up at I have been a journalist for 18 years now. I actually started as a reporter at NDTV where I ended

Q&A: TheCable’s Simon Kolawole

Simon Kolawole is the founder and chief executive officer of TheCable, a digital newspaper and our first partner newsroom in Nigeria. The interview has been edited for length and clarity. Why did you start TheCable? I worked all my life as a newspaper journalist. I loved the smell of the newsprint and the editing process.