Connecting Indigenous communities with newsrooms to spotlight environmental devastation in Brazil


A new initiative from the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will foster on-the-ground reporting about deforestation and conflict in the Amazon, leveraging mobile technology to amplify local voices at a national level. This builds on an already impactful ICFJ-backed project in Indonesia.

Two months before the world’s premiere climate change conference, the ICFJ Pamela Howard Forum on Global Crisis Reporting is launching a special initiative called Eyes of the World. ICFJ and its partners will train community members to document and share news using a digital platform successfully deployed through ICFJ’s Knight Fellowship program in Indonesia among a network of citizen journalists.

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