“Mom, when are we going home?”
May 5, 2022

The Russian war displaced more than half of Ukraine’s children. Here’s a story of one.

How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is echoing in the Amazon
April 26, 2022

Anthropologist Eduardo Viveiros has asserted a very striking phrase: “The indigenous people are specialists in the end of the world, since theirs ended in 1500,” referring to the year the Portuguese landed in Brazil.

Erasing the record: Journalists and activists face a new normal of intimidation and censorship in Kashmir
April 21, 2022

“My mother informed me a few weeks ago that some army officials were looking for me and I needed to visit some camp. When I heard that I started shivering.

“Stop stealing from us”: Albanians take to the streets to protest skyrocketing gas prices
April 19, 2022

“The president of Ukraine gives his people hope, ours says ‘grit your teeth to endure the crisis,’” said one protest organizer.

Call for Applications: The Sinking Cities Project
March 29, 2022

Join our mission! International newsroom Unbias the News will connect, train, and publish local journalists

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Syria’s Poisoned Earth
March 23, 2022

“I heard the noise of a scouting plane… It was so close. I knew it was going to fall down, but I did not imagine it would crash into my farmland,” says Amin*, who rushed at the time to see the flames devouring his land.

Weighing Words: Fixing Macedonian Media Coverage of Gender-Based Violence
March 21, 2022

Media in North Macedonia still have a tendency to sensationalise coverage of gender-based violence and point the finger of blame at the victim, but activists and experts believe this can change.

Staying Behind: Out of cities and work, India’s women migrant workers struggle to rebuild their lives
March 10, 2022

Join our mission! India's Covid-19 lockdown sent millions of internal migrants back to their homes

Breaking their chains: How a family escaped bonded labour in a granite quarry in rural Karnataka
February 16, 2022

Extracting granite from mines in Karnataka is back-breaking labor that produces breathtaking wealth. But some of the laborers who do this work allege caste violence, bonded servitude and even sexual abuse at the hands of their bosses. One family tells their story.

How the urban poor are fighting for their homes on Lagos’ waterfront
February 11, 2022

Nigeria’s smallest yet most populous state continues to destroy informal settlements in defiance of the courts.

Waves and lightening strikes wash away buildings of all sorts, windmills, churches, bridges, huts in this image by Victoria Shibaeva
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Why we are launching the Sinking Cities Project

Unbias the News will connect, train, and publish local journalists covering how rising sea levels and coastal flooding caused by climate change threaten cities.

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How it started | How it’s going

Holy cow, it’s been a ride: After eight years, Co-Founder Tabea Grzeszyk is going on a sabbatical in 2022. Join her on a look back!

People work on a farm, feeding chickens and fish with insects. In the background, you see their laundry hanging to dry, including soldiers uniforms.
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Trading guns for fish and insects, former FARC combatants find a path back to civilian life

Sandra did not know anything about the climate crisis and its causes , nor did she know about food insecurity and the possible solutions to it when she surrendered her weapon to the United Nations after the guerrilla group she was part of, The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP), signed a peace agreement with the Colombian state.

A woman stands at a stall of a food market offering multiple dishes for sale containing insects
Behind the Scenes

Read this before you eat

Behind the scenes of our latest story: Editor Wafaa Albadry reflects on the discrimination faced by Black journalists, in both Western and non-Western settings.

A woman on a news television screen reporting from Toronto, Canada faces viewers with the chiron, "Boss: can you check your activism at the door?" Illustration by Walker Gawande
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Can you check your activism at the door?

As newsrooms globally respond to accusations of racial bias by focusing on diversity, journalist dateji cheko green looks to her experience in Canada to argue that a fuller reckoning of journalism practices, from recruitment to the daily meeting, is needed to make real change. 

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