This Guide helps to keep news from developing countries versatile, to find sources from the Global South and to avoid stereotypes. The Guide also adds general awareness of global development issues. It can be read in Finnish and English.

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Guide for journalists – how to cover development issues

In the West, news coverage of developing countries has customarily been marked by a focus on conflicts, poverty, and misery. Countries are easily depicted negatively and simplistically through news on such things as war, terrorism, corruption, and disasters.

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Oras Tynkkynen: Do not oversimplify international environmental questions

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This video has been produced as a part of a project “From Stereotypes to Covering Global Interdependencies – Training by Journalists for Journalists”, organised by Vikes and KVS.

Lotta Staffans: Company's responsibility can be checked

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This video has been produced as a part of a project “From Stereotypes to Covering Global Interdependencies – Training by Journalists for Journalists”, organised by Vikes and KVS.

Behishta Shanin: Afghan journalists should know the laws of war

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This video has been produced as a part of a project “From Stereotypes to Covering Global Interdependencies – Training by Journalists for Journalists”, organised by Vikes and KVS.

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