Q&A: The risks and challenges of covering the Amazon

The murders of the British journalist Dom Phillips and Brazilian Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira during a reporting trip in the Brazilian Amazon have once again exposed the risks for those investigating environmental issues and Indigenous communities. Phillips and Pereira were murdered last month in the Javari Valley, close to Brazil’s border with Peru and Colombia,

Q&A: Corps Member Vivian Chime

Vivian Chime is a journalist covering climate change for TheCable through Report for the World.  The interview has been edited for length and clarity.  When you began considering career options, what did you find compelling about a career in journalism? At first my journalism journey started out as a childhood flare for liking people I

If not journalists, then who will save democracy?

“First they came for the journalists… We don’t know what happened after that.” This riff on the famous confession by Lutheran pastor Martin Niemöller about the silence of German elites about Nazi aggression was popularized by Rappler co-founder and Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa in a FRONTLINE documentary titled “A Thousand Cuts” last year.

Q&A: Corps Member Johanna Deeksha

Johanna Deeksha is a journalist covering health and education for Scroll.in through Report for the World.  The interview has been edited for length and clarity.  When you began considering career options, what did you find compelling about a career in journalism? I was around 12 or 13 when I decided I wanted to become a

Q&A: Corps Member Taiwo Adebulu

Taiwo Adebulu is a fact-checker in Nigeria for TheCable through Report for the World. Don’t miss his Instagram #TakeoverTuesday as part of our December Corps Member Spotlight. Follow Report for the World on Instagram. The interview has been edited for length and clarity.  How did you become interested in fact-checking? I often call myself an

Q&A: Corps Member Ishan Kukreti

Ishan Kukreti is a journalist covering land and climate sustainability for Scroll.in through Report for the World. Don’t miss his Instagram #TakeoverTuesday as part of our November Corps Member Spotlight. Follow Report for the World on Instagram. The interview has been edited for length and clarity.  When you began considering career options, what did you

Q&A: Corps Member Ayodele Oluwafemi

Ayodele Oluwafemi is a journalist covering the criminal justice system in Nigeria for TheCable through Report for the World. Don’t miss his Instagram #TakeoverTuesday as part of our October Corps Member Spotlight. Follow Report for the World on Instagram. The interview has been edited for length and clarity.  When you began considering career options, what

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

Q&A: Corps Member Aarefa Johari

Aarefa Johari is a journalist covering work and gender for Scroll.in through Report for the World.  The interview has been edited for length and clarity.  What led you to become a journalist?  I wanted to be a journalist since I was 10 or 11. Initially it was because I love writing and wanted to pursue