|As 2017 draws to a close, all of us at News Deeply would like to thank you for being part of our powerful, growing community and for recognizing the importance of great journalism.
Your attention, contributions and intelligent, thoughtful feedback have inspired and guided us throughout the past year. Here are just a few examples of work contributed by our community members in 2017 (including selections from our newest platforms, Oceans Deeply and Malnutrition Deeply):
- Diary: ‘How I Feel the Pain of Beautiful Raqqa,’ by Sarmad Al Jilane, founding member of Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, for Syria Deeply
- The Real Economic Cost of Accepting Refugees, by Michael Clemens, economist at the Center for Global Development at IZA Institute for the Study of Labor, for Refugees Deeply
- Expert Views: How to Spend 500m Euros to End Violence Against Women, featuring Janine Kossen, Dubravka Simonovic and Clare Brown, for Women & Girls
- Sri Lankan Whale Researcher Calls for an End to ‘Parachute Science,’ Q&A with Asha de Vos, marine biologist and the founder of Oceanswell, for Oceans Deeply.
- How Conservation Helps Keep Water Costs Down, by Mary Ann Dickinson, president of the Alliance for Water Efficiency, for Water Deeply
- Stunting Is a ‘Life Sentence of Underachievement and Underperformance,’ Q&A with Roger Thurow, journalist and senior fellow, Global Food and Agriculture, at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, for Malnutrition Deeply
In 2018, expect to hear from us as we experiment with new ways to deliver information, share insights from across our communities and help you accomplish your vital work more effectively.
We look forward to your participation and partnership, and to the results we’ll achieve together.
Wishing you a healthy and happy New Year.
The News Deeply Team
P.S. In case you need something extra to read over the holidays, here are a few more of our favorite and most-read pieces from 2017.
- Long Read: Israel’s Quiet Campaign to Gain a Foothold in Southern Syria, by Nour Samaha, for Syria Deeply
- Analysis: The Fifth Corps and the State of the Syrian Army, by Abdulrahman al-Masri, for Syria Deeply
- The Refugee Archipelago: The Inside Story of What Went Wrong in Greece, by Daniel Howden and Apostolis Fotiadis, for Refugees Deeply
- The Compact Experiment: Push for Refugee Jobs Confronts Reality of Jordan and Lebanon, by Daniel Howden, Hannah Patchett and Charlotte Alfred, for Refugees Deeply
- Video: Indian Grandmothers Prove It’s Never Too Late to Go Back to School, by Nikita Rudrappa, for Women & Girls
- Wives of Warring Rivals Strive to Bring Peace to Nigeria’s Kaduna State, by Siobhán O’Grady, for Women & Girls
- Calls to Rethink the Colorado River’s Iconic Dams Grow Louder, by Tara Lohan, for Water Deeply
- The California Drought Isn’t Over, It Just Went Underground, by Mark Grossi, for Water Deeply
- Canary in the Climate Mine: Arctic Seabird’s Future is on Thin Ice, by Jessica Leber, for Oceans Deeply
- Seabed Mining: The 30 People Who Could Decide the Fate of the Deep Ocean, by Todd Woody, for Oceans Deeply
- To Fight Malnutrition, Gallup Is Asking the World What It Eats, by Amruta Byatnal, for Malnutrition Deeply
- In War-Torn Yemen, Controversy Erupts Over Exclusive Breastfeeding, by Andrew Green, for Malnutrition Deeply