Evaluation - ICFJ: Regional Initiative for Investigative Journalism in the Americas
The Regional Initiative for Investigative Journalism in the Americas is a four year program co-sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United States Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights (DRL) to support a new initiative focused on promoting and strengthening transparency, security and freedom of expression in the media. The program aims to strengthen the capacity of investigative journalists in eight countries of destination, Ecuador , El Salvador , Guatemala , Honduras , Mexico , Nicaragua , Panama and Paraguay where the media and journalists face serious threats to freedom of speech and press. Philliber is evaluating the process and outcomes of the project. We develop bi-lingual surveys, interview journalists, and maintain records of the amount and the quality of articles written by journalists.