Internews in Kenya - Writespot

The WriteSpot is a virtual space packed with resources for journalists. Find materials online for reading, research and reference - tools every practicing journalist can use. WriteSpot’s role is to give journalists easy and timely access to information.

As Internews in Kenya has trained in the areas of the Extractive Industries, Road Safety, Public Health, Democracy and Governance and Human Rights, you will find media summaries and resources on:

  • The oil and extractives industry

  • Road Safety

  • HIV: Prevention, Treatment, Counseling and Testing, Male Circumcision, - Orphans and Vulnerable Children

  • Child Survival

  • Family Planning

  • Reproductive Health

  • Gender Based Violence

  • Democracy and Governance: Agenda 4 of the NARA, Constitutional and Judicial Reforms, Police Reforms, Redress of the Post-election violence of 2007/2008, International Justice, Transitional Justice,

  • Land and Conflict

  • Human Rights

  • Media Studies

  • Children in the Media

  • Media Reform in Kenya

Internews has formed partnerships with institutions with which we share goals and objectives.

The Media Resource Centre now called the WriteSpot is a one-stop information experience.
Read to improve your stories.
Read for the sake of reading to Write better.

Specialist trainers are on hand to discuss story ideas, help with story development and scripts.
Journalists mingle with their peers to celebrate a love for storytelling.


  • To empower local media and to give people the news and information they need. WriteSpot enables research and learning, by developing, preserving and providing free, open access to its collections to staff, the Kenyan media fraternity, and non-governmental organizations.

  • To acquire and manage relevant information resources and provide information services to the INTERNEWS community.

  • Facilitate dissemination and presentation of knowledge.

  • Provide a stimulating environment for writing and learning

The right place to be..