Job Description

Help make sure Israel is fairly covered by the international media.

Examples and responsibilities:

* IT Support for HR staff in their content creation projects – uploading files, fixing problems in documents, making sure online content appears properly

* Maintenance of existing HonestReporting media channels – its website honestreporting.com, E-Mail newsletter, social media outlets – YouTube channel, Facebook, Twitter etc. Content uploading, promotion and assisting editorial staff with using them.

* Research, feasibility comparison and testing of new technologies and platforms, both major and minor, to extend our IT functionality. We also expect ideas here – how to promote our content in new ways and better our existing ones.

About HonestReporting

HonestReporting monitors the news for bias, inaccuracy, or other breach of journalistic standards in coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict. It also facilitates accurate reporting for foreign journalists covering the region. HonestReporting is not aligned with any government or political party or movement.

HonestReporting believes that a fully informed public is essential to progress and understanding in conflict resolution. It is not enough to correct inaccurate reporting and expose breaches of journalistic ethics. HonestReporting, through its MediaCentral project, provides support services for journalists based in or visiting Israel, the Palestinian territories, and the region to insure the free flow of information.

HonestReporting’s work serves the public interest by fighting misinformation, such as computer manipulations of images that give people a false impression of the conflict. At the same time, it provides agenda-free services to reporters, including translation services and access to news makers to enable them to provide a fuller picture of the situation. HonestReporting has over 140,000 subscribers and its MediaCentral project handles over 1,000 inquiries from journalists each year.

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