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.

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

Reporting team will cover COP25 with Latin American accent

Nine freelance media professionals from Latin America have been awarded a fellowship to attend and report from COP25 in Madrid, Spain this December.

November 8, 2019

Young climate journalists seize opportunity to cover a week of key climate events in New York

Eight young international journalists were prolific in their reporting during a week-long fellowship to New York to cover the youth-led Global Climate Strike, UN Climate Action Summit, and related events.

September 30, 2019

Reporting the energy transition in Southeast Asia

Twenty journalists from Southeast Asia traveled to Bangkok to participate in a three-day training focused on the region’s shift to clean energy.

June 19, 2019

Journalists covering the Venezuelan crisis share views from the ground at civil society meeting in Cucuta

At a workshop held in Cúcuta, Colombia for a Latin American civil society network, two award-winning journalists contributed frontline perspectives on the Venezuelan crisis drawn from their reporting.

April 29, 2019

ARTICLE – Keeping Peace in the Central African Republic

There Are More Boy Scouts Than UN Peacekeepers in the CAR. Even in the Midst of a Civil War, the Scouts Are Arguably More Effective.

Simon Allison in Bangui with photos by Will Baxter

April 24, 2019

ARTICLE – This is Not a Drill

Lessons from the Hawaii False Missile Alert

Alex Wellerstein

April 16, 2019

ARTICLE – Footing the Bill

How Green Banks Could Help Bridge the Climate Finance Gap

Sohara Mehroze Shachi

April 1, 2019

New twists on old nukes

Journalists and nuclear experts spark new connections in DC over cocktails, lightning talks, and ping-pong.

March 13, 2019

Media fellowship brings journalists’ perspectives to Planetary Security Conference in The Hague

The nexus of climate change and security was the focus of a fellowship for 15 journalists who covered an international conference in the Netherlands.

February 25, 2019

ARTICLE – Beyond State Collapse: A CAR Notebook

The Central African Republic Is Often Described as a Failed State. This Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story.

Amy Niang, Photos by Will Baxter

January 23, 2019

“This Is Not a Drill…” or is it?

Seventeen journalists met in Honolulu on the one-year anniversary of Hawaii’s panic-inducing 2018 false missile alert to consider how to effectively report on nuclear risks in a changing threat landscape.

January 16, 2019