Journalism & Media

Our programs for reporters, editors, and other media producers enable rigorous and independent reporting on issues related to global peace and security.

Recent Work & Highlights

Read stories and highlights from our media fellows and updates from our Journalism and Media team about about recent workshops, trainings, story labs, and fellowships.


Journalists report the pandemic’s impact on risks and resilience to mass violence around the world

Our multimedia commissioning project investigates stories of atrocity risks and resilience in seven countries across five continents during COVID-19.

August 23, 2021


Climate Change Media Partnership Reporting Fellowships to COP26

The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) program will bring journalists from developing countries to attend and report on the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in November 2021.

June 30, 2021

Media Analysis

Challenges and Action Points for Energy Reporting in Southeast Asia

“Fueling the Tiger Cubs” media analysis of coal and clean energy media coverage in Southeast Asia culminates in action plan paving way for progress.

January 28, 2021


Beyond the Bang-Bang: Reporting from the Front Lines of Peace

Independent, non-profit newsroom The New Humanitarian and the Stanley Center partner to explore what makes societies resilient to conflict and mass violence.

November 5, 2020

Media Analysis

Fueling the Tiger Cubs: How Southeast Asia’s Media Is Covering Coal’s Last Frontier

New research from young journalists in Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines analyzes the coal and clean energy media narratives that are shaping national energy debates in Southeast Asia.

October 22, 2020


Red Flags or Resilience? COVID-19’s Impact on Atrocity Risks

Multimedia commissioning project explores the connections between the coronavirus pandemic and the factors for risk and resilience to mass violence and atrocities.

September 28, 2020


Young journalists investigate media coverage of coal and clean energy in Southeast Asia

Ten journalists from Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia will analyze how media in their countries are covering clean energy issues and identify opportunities to strengthen future reporting.

August 3, 2020


Partner Profile: Climate Tracker

In a Q&A with the Stanley Center's Devon Terrill, Chris Wright of Climate Tracker discusses the evolution of his organization and why building a network of young climate journalists from around the world is so important.

June 12, 2020


Responding to COVID-19 requires rigorous reporting, but independent media is under threat

Stanley Center has joined GFMD and more than 170 organizations in calling for more support of journalism organizations and independent media amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Devon Terrill and Kelly Smits

May 5, 2020


Courier Magazine’s Farewell Edition

After 31 years of continuous publication, Courier's farewell edition features stories and accounts from authors who have participated directly in Stanley Center programming.

May 15, 2020


A Venezuelan Life: The Evolution of Journalism Under Chávez

The author offers a firsthand account of the challenges faced by Venezuelan journalists, begun under Chávez.

Milagros Socorro

May 13, 2020


Latin American media coverage from the ground at COP25 in Madrid

As part of a reporting fellowship, nine freelance media professionals from Latin America formed a small and mighty news agency at the UN climate negotiations in Spain.

February 18, 2020