CCIJ ROUNDUP: SJV Water Collaboration Gains National Attention

 Learn about the national impact of our SJV Water collaboration. Also, sign up for our upcoming photography workshop and check out our latest Monthly Member Spotlight on Environmental Investigative Forum founder Alexandre Brutelle. Sinking City Continues to Gain Traction Reporter and SJV Water founder Lois Henry’s story, The Central California Town That Keeps Sinking, has gained […]

Member Spotlight: Alexandre Brutelle

This CCIJ member spotlight highlights how Alexandre Brutelle’s experiences would lead him to form the Environmental Investigative Forum (EIF), an international network of journalists and scientists focused on environmental investigations.

Collaborative Journalism Summit Recap

From Wednesday, May 19th to the 21st, CCIJ took part in the Collaborative Journalism Summit, hosted by the Center for Cooperative Media. This three-day summit was hosted online with participants and speakers from across the globe. The intensive workshops, lectures, and collaborative conversations made this conference ideal for building organizational collaboration across the globe. Every […]

Corcoran Is Sinking, and We Might Know Why.

We are excited to announce the publication of our latest partner project with SJV Water and The New York Times on the sinking of a small town in California’s San Joaquin Valley.

CCIJ ROUND UP: The West’s Water Supply is Tapped Out

This week, CCIJ published a series of stories in a new collaborative journalism project about power, justice, and water in the Western United States. We also have big news from members Vanessa Offiong and Winston Mwale and a recap of our most recent photography training.  Tapped Out series published on our website A new CCIJ […]

CCIJ Round Up: CCIJ Member Sonja Smith of The Namibian Wins Two Major Awards at the EFN Namibia Journalism Awards Ceremony

CCIJ Member Sonja Smith wins two major awards at the EFN Namibia Journalism Awards Ceremony. The NLC Commission engages in legal battles with former employees and others. The CCIJ welcomes new members to the community and holds a photography conversation and training workshop on May 7. See what we’ve been up to! CCIJ Member and […]

CCIJ ROUND UP: South Africa’s Sewage System up “Sh**s Creek”

Uncovering a waste-water catastrophe in South Africa, excessive legal expenditures raise questions about SA’s National Lottery Commission, April’s Monthly Member Spotlight on Christina Orieschnig, and our update on the photography workshop with Danny Wilcox Frazier.  South Africa’s rivers of sewage: More than half of SA’s treatment works are failing Sewage in city streets, in rivers, […]

CCIJ Photography Conversation Series with Danny Wilcox Frazier

Join us on Friday, May 7 from 12-12:30pm EDT, for our first training in our new photography conversation series. We’re excited to have award-winning photographer Danny Wilcox Frazier lead the conversation and speak about his work as a documentary photographer. The conversation will offer tips for both beginner and experienced photographers.

Member Spotlight: Christina Orieschnig

Writing “Drought of the Sinking Delta” brought together two of Christina Orieschnig’s favorite things: environmental science and journalism. Orieschnig is in her final year of earning her PhD and has studies focus on the Mekong River Delta in Vietnam, where the nearly 3,000 foot long river culminates after flowing from the Tibetan Plateau in China through and along the borders Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia.

CCIJ Round Up: At the mercy of “Waterpreneurs,” Nigerians face a plight of accessing clean water

“Waterpreneurs” in Nigeria upcharge community members for small bits of clean water. In times of drought, villagers of Ha Noha travel great distances to obtain water. How to turn wastewater into drinking water. NLC Commissioner misleads Parliament once again through a response regarding lottery grants in South Africa. CCIJ welcomes new members and interns. Photography training workshop on Tuesday, May 7. See what we’ve been up to!