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Images & Voices of Hope | December 2, 2020

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International journalism

How photojournalist Carey Wagner collaborates with CARE to inspire action one letter at a time

May 2, 2016 |

Zaher, center, reads his letter from WWII refugee Gunter Nitsch. All photos by and used with permission from Carey Wagner and CARE. 


By: Rachael Cerrotti

Rachael Cerrotti is a Boston-based freelance photographer and writer, as well as a 2015 ivoh summit … Read More

The Third Pole draws attention to earthquake survivors who remain homeless in Nepal

April 29, 2016 |

Chandra Bahadur Tamang sets out to find forest wood for his new house. Photos, which originally appeared in this story, are by Nabin Baral and used with permission from Ramesh Bhushal. 




It’s been a year of slow rebuilding in Nepal. … Read More

Meet Heidi Shin, 2016 Restorative Narrative fellow and multi-media journalist sharing the stories of refugees

April 1, 2016 |

Elderly women preparing to free dive for abalone and conch, off the coast of South Korea. For centuries, their work was considered base and a source of shame. But now, as the tradition comes to an end, there’s a new … Read More

Examining empathy gap through data analytics after acts of terror

March 30, 2016 |

For Paris and Brussels we saw Facebook “Safety Checks” and viral symbols of hope. These symbols are meant to unify people after tragedy. Yet, they are also representative of how selective we can be when mourning publicly. Whether we call … Read More

Narrative nonfiction writer Mario Kaiser on the importance of deeply reported journalism

March 23, 2016 |


Recently ivoh featured an excerpt from “Mr. Ince and the Hope of Being Needed.” The story, written by narrative nonfiction writer, Mario Kaiser, follows the life of a Turkish day laborer in Berlin. Written over the span of a year … Read More

Turkish day laborer in Berlin challenges stereotypes

February 26, 2016 |

The boss checks Ince and his colleague’s progress. Photo by Maurice Weiss. 


Editor’s Note: This story was originally published by Narratively on February 23, 2016. It is being republished here with permission from Narratively. 



By: Mario Kaiser 

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Creative Time Reports empowers artists to report on global news issues

February 22, 2016 |

Creative Time Reports editor Marisa Mazria Katz in Nairobi.

By Les Neuhaus

Les Neuhaus is a former foreign correspondent, having covered events across East and Central Africa, and the Middle East. He now works as a freelance reporter … Read More

The unlikely story and friendship of an American reporter and a Somali Olympian

January 14, 2016 |

Samia Yusuf Omar at the national track in Addis. All photos are used with permission from Teresa Krug. 


By Asha Siad

Asha Siad is a Somali-Canadian multimedia journalist and documentary filmmaker who has reported for CBC News, the Calgary Journal, Shaw TV and Frontiere … Read More

What it means to ‘create a media of empathy’

June 9, 2015 |

Lova Rakotomalala (pictured above) has given a lot of thought recently to how empathy plays into storytelling. We plan to explore this topic at ivoh’s annual media summit later this month.



Guest post by: Mary Temiloluwa Ajayi

Mary … Read More

How New Canadian Media is giving voice to immigrants’ untold stories

May 19, 2015 |

Screengrab of New Canadian Media’s website.


By Allison Griner

Allison Griner is a freelance journalist and a 2013-2014 fellow with the International Reporting Program. Follow her on Twitter through @alligriner.



The 2015 U.K. general … Read More