When using an empowerment journalism approach, trust is the number one pillar. Here are some ways you can build trust and relationships within the communities you are reporting in.
📄️ Partnerships and collaborations
Best practices for how to build meaningful and effective partnerships and collaborations within your project team.
How to ensure that you have informed and ongoing consent, including some things to consider when communicating possible legal, professional, and personal consequences.
Suggestions for ensuring equitable crediting for everyone working on a story/project.
📄️ Accessibility and accountability
How to make your published work accessible to the community, local team, and people you spoke with.
Advice for communicating your expectations and intentions to your interviewees.
📄️ For editors
If you're an editor or in a leadership position, you're no doubt juggling multiple responsibilities and priorities. How can you support an empowerment approach?