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Tools and resources for quality migration coverage
1. Covering development
1.1 : What is journalism as a profession?
1.2 : What is development journalism?
1.3 : What is the value of development journalism when covering global issues such as migration?
2.1 : Globally-minded journalism ethics.
2.2 : Why do journalists cover the world in a particular way?
2.3 : What power do journalists have and how does it influence their work?
3. Global outlook
3.1 : Why do we need a global outlook?
3.2 : What is global journalism?
3.3 : Where does global journalism come from?
3.4 : The ‘global outlook’: a shift in the perception of reality
3.5 : Why is it important to include a global outlook in reporting?
3.6 : What is NOT global journalism?
4.1 : As opportunities to travel shrink, opportunities to communicate across the world have improved rapidly.
4.2 : Is a desk-based approach to global journalism possible?
4.3 : Changing your approach to desk-based research.
4.4 : Collecting findings from behind a table: tips and suggestions.
4.5 : Balance and analysis.
4.6 : Before you start.
4.7 : Giving your story a hook.
4.8 : Making entry into a community.
4.9 : Pitching stories to editors.
4.10 : Live reporting.
4.11 : On the ground.
4.12 : Stories through the concept of nonuniform modernization(s).
4.13 : Dilemmas in the field.
4.14 : Working with your fixer.
5. Themes and topics
5.1 : Migration as a global phenomenon.
5.2 : What is migration?
5.3 : Terminology matters: From ‘economic migrants’ to refugees.
5.4 : Transnationals.
5.5 : Migration and development.
5.6 : Migration and minorities.
5.7 : Smuggling.
5.8 : Fortress Europe.
5.9 : Misinterpreted facts on migration.
5.10 : Migration causes.
1. Am I doing my job inclusively?
2. Critical analysing of information
3. Going to the field
4. Making entry into a community
5. Changing your approach to desk-based research – first steps.
6. Collecting findings: tips and suggestions.
7. Planning is the essence of good coverage.
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