Newsletter Issue No.2 2021


27 May: IFAJ e-Congress Moved to August 23-25

“Our hope is that the change in schedule will allow our e-Congress and Delegate Assembly to be even more productive and informative.”

27 May: Message from IFAJ President Lena Johansson

“Democracy is fragile, and freedom of press and speech have to be protected and defended constantly.”

27 May: IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Selected

Members of the 2021 IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders class will participate in a unique, six-session virtual Boot Camp in August and September, hosted by IFAJ and Alltech.

27 May: IFAJ/Corteva Master Class Enrollment Hits All-Time High

The IFAJ/Corteva Master Class, which is sponsored by Corteva, provides leadership, professional development and networking opportunities, and has been instrumental in helping colleagues establish or strengthen guilds around the world.

27 May: Kenya’s Guild Celebrates 15 Anniversary

“Our task remains enhancing the capacity of science journalists to tell more and better African science stories.”

27 May: The Story Behind the Story: Brett Worthington on His Star Prize Winning Digital Reporting

IFAJ Star prize winner and Australian Guild member, Brett Worthington, explores the details behind is award winning entry

27 May: Australian Journalist Studies Rural Public Broadcasting

“Was it possible to produce rural content that would connect with urban audiences, while still meeting the needs of rural audiences?”

27 May: Exclusive Global Food Security Briefing Posted to IFAJ Portal

An exclusive briefing for IFAJ members on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2021 Global Food Security Index is now accessible online through the IFAJ Portal.

27 May: IFAJ Webinar Collection is a Treasure Trove

Looking for inspiration? Writing tips? Pointers on working from home or reporting in a crisis? IFAJ’s webinar series is available online—a treasure trove of knowledge from colleagues around the world at your fingertips.