Section 2

Journalism Concepts, skills and tools

The term “journalist” spans many forms. A journalist can range from a citizen blogging inside of a conflict zone to a foreign correspondent flown in to cover story for a major news outlet. Regardless, there are a set of tools and skills that both must have to effectively report on situations are the same. Here we address the nuts and bolts of good human rights reporting and provide guidelines and tips to help human rights reporters.