Blogs

Albana Shala re-elected as chair of UNESCO´s IPDC

Albana Shala got re-elected as chair of UNESCO's IPDC. We asked her to reflect on the past two years and share her ambitions for the years to come. Read more

Mahrukh Jabeen on being a female journalist in Pakistan

“I didn’t know when I began working with media that I would be the first woman journalist in Pakistan." Read more

Citizen journalism as a tool to bring stories from refugees

After following a StoryMaker training, Tafan Najat from Kurdistan made her first story about the change of clothing for women inside a refugee camp. Read more

The Noken Women of Jayapura

Ully Taliwongso decided to make a number of programs for ROCK FM focusing on the production of Noken bags by local poor women in Jayapura. Read more

Mama Radio decreases security incidents in DR Congo

Because of the approach of Mama Radio there were no security incidents since the 12 months of their existence. This is remarkable for DR Congo. Read more

Coaching in Syria: mixing war and wedding ceremonies

How do you train people who just come from war? Read the story of Mona, senior coach for reporters that work for our partner organisations in Syria. Read more

An impressive job: kids in the shoes of journalists

During the Instagram Takeover, we gave kids the inspiring opportunity to be a journalist for a day and interview high level decision makers. Read more

Mobile journalism leads to opportunities and changes in Zimbabwe

Women in the community of Matopo, an area in Zimbabwe prone to drought, poverty and hunger, started a jam making project to help earn a living. Read more

Suara Surabaya is not a radio station, it's a social institution

Ruth Kronenburg was travelling to Indonesia for a conference, and decides to take a detour for the popular community radio station Suara Surabaya. Read more

'We have a big responsibility'

The license of Z Kids News was suspended. Fortunately the lockdown ended, in the same week Z Kids News celebrated its 10th anniversary! Read more

Caught in Juba's war zone

This July, violence erupted again in Juba, South Sudan. The city turned into a war zone. Marnix de Witte was evacuated and shares his story. Read more

Storymaker People: Hicham Mansouri

Hicham Mansouri, investigative journalist from Morocco, believes that “StoryMaker can serve people who sincerely want to advocate for human rights.” Read more

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