Manuals

Guides, handbooks and tool-kits released by institutions and NGOs, providing journalists and activists with useful background informations, summaries and advice

Web metrics: basics for journalists

This booklet for journalists is a basic guide for understanding web metrics and aims to help media organizations use digital measurement tools more effectively

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YouTube basics for journalists

This booklet for journalists provides the reader with tools to build successful YouTube channels and measure those channels’ effectiveness over time

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Glossary of Hate Speech in the Media of Armenia and Azerbaijan

A study on hate speech in the media of Armenia and Azerbaijan, developed by Yerevan Press Club and Yeni Nesil Journalists’ Union of Azerbaijan, exposes the most common stereotypes and examples of inaccurate information in the media of these two countries

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Reporting Atrocities: A Toolbox For Journalists Covering Violent Conflict and Atrocities

A toolbox for journalists covering extremely violent conflicts in other countries, but especially in their own communities

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Online Comment Moderation. Emerging Best Practices

The study offers a wide range of online comment management methods adopted by media outlets and companies around the world, pointing out to the best practices for dealing with offensive and unsuitable comment and hate speech

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Guidelines for the application of the Rome Charter: A working tool for accurate media coverage on migration and asylum

Media should cover migration-related issues in a thorough and nuanced way, based on solid facts. While the Rome Charter on the one hand suggests guidelines for Italian journalists when reporting on asylum seekers, refugees, victims and migrants, on the other hand this guide focuses on translating the principles affirmed in the code of conduct into practical guidance for journalists

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Journalist Guide – Covering the News in a Dangerous and Changing World

The Guide provides information and proposals to journalists reporting stories in potentially harmful environments or about critical issues

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Disaster and Crisis Coverage, a manual for journalists

A complete guide to help journalists in understanding how to cover disasters and critical events

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Manual on Hate Speech

A manual by the Council of Europe on the legal instruments, political initiatives, and case-law concerning hate speech in Europe during the last decades, with a special focus on the activity of the European Court of Human Rights

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Follow the Money: A Digital Guide for Tracking Corruption

The ICFJ handbook redacted by the Romanian Centre for Investigative Journalism provides investigative journalists methods to track criminal companies across the borders, to untangle company ownership schemes and chase corruption

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