This is a list of organisations that offer support to journalists worldwide.
Arab female journalists looking for more bespoke advice and assistance are welcome to contact us here about becoming a MCJN member.
ACOS Alliance is a coalition of news organisations, freelance journalist associations and press freedom NGOs working to champion safe and responsible journalistic practices.
Advocacy Assembly is a free learning community for human rights activists and journalists. it is a collaborative space where training organisations from around the world can upload their training material and reach new audiences.
Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ)
Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) supports independent journalism in Arabic media through funding investigative projects, and offering training and media coaching.
The BBC Academy provides free online training to the wider public on journalism and media production and technology.
Blink is a global network linking media professional and companies.
Committee to Protect Journalists
CPJ Safety Advisory: Covering the coronavirus pandemic
Cyber Arabs is an Arabic-language resource for digital security, providing essential advice and news on apps to protect your communication online.
Front Line Defenders aims to protect human rights defenders at risk, and people who work, non-violently, for any or all of the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).
Fund for Investigative Journalism
The Fund for Investigative Journalism provides grants and other support to independent journalists and news organisations to produce high-quality, unbiased, nonpartisan investigative stories that have an impact.
Global Investigative Journalism Network
The Global Investigative Journalism Network serves as the international hub for the world’s investigative reporters.
Google News Initiative is offering a free course for journalists that provides time-saving methods to help verify the authenticity and accuracy of images, videos and reports you find on social media and elsewhere online.
The IWMF's Journalism Relief Fund is open to women-identifying journalists in dire straits - journalists who have faced significant financial hardship, lost work, were recently laid off or who urgently need assistance to avoid severe, irreversible outcomes.
IWPR (Institute for War and Peace Reporting)
The Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) supports local reporters and activists in countries in conflict and transition. It aims to strengthen the ability of media to speak out through training and mentoring.
International Center for Journalists
International Center for Journalists provide training, mentoring, fellowships and financial support in investigative journalism, critical-issues reporting, media innovation and more.
International News Safety Institute (INSI)
INSI provides basic safety training to over 2,000 news media personnel in 30 countries. It also specialises in courses for women journalists working in hostile environments.
Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI)
Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) provides legal help for journalists, bloggers and independent media across the world. It has funded the defence of hundreds of journalists and secured 'wins' in the vast majority of cases.
This Hub is a resource centre where women journalists can come to find the latest information on online abuse and harassment. From psychosocial trauma response to the latest digital safety guides, the Hub puts everything in one place.
PEN America: ONLINE HARASSMENT FIELD MANUAL
Whether you’re experiencing or witnessing online abuse, this Field Manual offers concrete strategies for how to defend yourself and others
This training is an introduction to best practices in digital journalism. Using compelling images, and hands-on how-to’s, the course offers valuable insight in four modules that tackle Digital Newsgathering, Verification and Reporting, Publishing Effectively on Social Media, and Wellness and Resilience.
The Rory Peck Trust provides practical and financial support to freelance journalists and their families worldwide, assisting them in times of crisis and helping them to work more safely and professionally.
Security in-a-Box is a guide to digital security for activists and human rights defenders, offering advice on how to use social networking platforms and mobile phones more safely.
Social Media Exchange (SMEX) is a Lebanese media advocacy and development organization. It addresses urgent needs in the Arab information society through courses, advocacy campaigns and internet rights research.
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) is a legal institution with lawyers and researchers to defend freedom of expression in Egypt and the Arab world.
The Centre of Governance and Human Rights (CGHR)
This CGHR Practitioner Paper series, by and for practitioners, provides a space to consolidate, reflect upon, and share knowledge of human rights in the digital age.
The Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists is an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide.
The DART Center for Journalism and Trauma
The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma is a resource centre and global network of journalists, journalism educators and health professionals dedicated to improving media coverage of trauma, conflict and tragedy.
The Gulf Centre for Human Rights
The Gulf Centre for Human Rights is an NGO that documents human rights abuses and supports media freedoms.
The International Journalists’ Network (IJNET)
The International Journalists' Network (IJNet) delivers the latest on global media innovation, news apps and tools, training opportunities and expert advice for professional and citizen journalists worldwide.
The Palestinian Centre for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA)
works to fight violations against media freedoms.
is a non-profit civic organisation, working within civil society and cultural circles to spread democratic culture in Lebanon and the Arab world.
Thomson Foundation are experts on journalism matters providing expertise for journalists by journalists with training and digital solutions.
Thomson Reuters work to advance media freedom, foster more inclusive economies, and promote human rights.
World Fixer is a global database where you can register your contact details if you wish to work as a field fixer for foreign crews in your own country.