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.


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

New multimedia commissioning project seeks to explore 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

Five 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


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


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