Reporting on poverty that centres the voices and knowledge of those experiencing it, requires time, commitment and a deep understanding of its causes. Many people still think poverty and economic hardship are the results of personal failure, a lack of hard work, or a lack of individual motivation to change one’s situation. More nuanced and accurate reporting on poverty can counter such dangerous ideas, stereotypes and myths while empowering those living in poverty and offering new hope or insight.
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🔎 Understand the different methods and indices used to assess and measure poverty
💡 Develop story ideas from the community and build relationships with it
📊 Use data visualisation to reveal inequalities
⚠️ Avoid stereotypes and stigma through the text and visual language in your reporting
✅ Find story ideas focused on solutions and social innovation
🛠️ Find practical resources and tips from freelancers
The handbook on pitching development stories as a freelance journalist is based on real-world advice and experience from both editors who receive pitches and freelance journalists who send them.
La alta confianza del público en las vacunas favorece la aceptación de las estrategias de vacunación y la difusión de la inmunización. Informes confiables sobre las vacunas pueden ayudar a construir y mantener esta confianza, lo que promueve la vacunación y salva vidas.