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Linked by Mobile Phones, Syrian Refugees Stay Connected

May 26, 2016 | by Liam Maloney

A photo installation explores how refugees separated from friends and family manage to remain connected.

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Roma Journalists Are Rewriting Their Story

May 11, 2016 | by Kremena Budinova

While mainstream news outlets traffic in stereotypes, Roma journalists are laying claim to a space of their own in a democratized media landscape.

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A Podcast Examines the Intersection of Life and Law

April 22, 2016 | by Donysha Smith

Breaking new ground in long-running debates about criminal justice, Nancy Mullane’s Life of the Law podcast embraces a spirit of inclusiveness.

The Investigative Journalism Collaboration That Produced the Panama Papers

April 8, 2016 | by Maria Teresa Ronderos, Algirdas Lipstas

The bombshell reports detailing how offshore companies enable financial secrecy were made possible by a global effort of hundreds of journalists working in tandem.

In the EU, Media Portrayals of Ukraine Reveal Europe’s Own Self-Interests

April 1, 2016 | by Graham Lee

Depictions of the crisis are often shaped by attitudes that have little to do with Ukraine itself.

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Journalists in Pakistan Unite to Fight Violence Against Media

March 24, 2016 | by Owais Aslam Ali

In a country where violence against media is common, an initiative is creating a united front—and a sense that an attack on one media outlet is an attack on them all.

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Filmmakers in Syria Humanize a Conflict Overwhelmed by Media Images

March 16, 2016 | by Ali Atassi

To counterbalance endless images of violence and rubble, a group in Syria is training filmmakers to excavate personal stories from the conflict.

The Struggle of Displaced Journalists in Ukraine

February 22, 2016 | by Ilona Sabera

The conflict in Ukraine has forced many journalists to relocate, but their work has only become more vital.

The Hashtag That Stymied Corruption in Kyrgyzstan

January 28, 2016 | by Shamil Ibragimov

By making information about public spending visible, watchdogs are shaming away government waste.

Two Milestones Put Romani Cultural Discourse in the Hands of Roma Themselves

January 15, 2016 | by Cayetano Fernandez

For too long, Romani studies have been dictated by non-Roma “experts.” In 2015, a pair of breakthrough achievements shifted that paradigm dramatically.

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