Review Category : Trainings/Internships/Fellowships

THE STATE OF NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY: THE LIVES AND LIVELIHOODS OF PHOTOJOURNALISTS IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Author: Adrian Hadland, David Campbell and Paul Lambert The work practices of the professional photojournalist are currently undergoing rapid changes in the digital era. New technologies, platforms and methods of visual storytelling are exerting a range of pressures and influences that require photojournalists to adapt and respond in different ways. The changes provoke a number of questions that are critical ...

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Grant for innovative journalists

Journalists interested in developing new approaches in solving social issues can apply for this grant. The Open Society Fellowship Program is looking for applicants from different countries. Applicants must be dedicated to democracy, entrepreneurship and defy traditional ways of thinking. Projects may relate to previously unsolved problems and propose new methods or strategies for their resolution. Projects may be carried ...

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Sultan Jumagulov is writing a book called “The road to journalism”

The famous journalist Sultan Jamagulov is writing a book called “The road to journalism”. He said he would write this book in Kyrgyz language. This practical guide is intended for young people who seek to become journalists. Sultan Jumagulov worked as a local correspondent for BBC and directed the Bishkek agencies of «Azattyk», ElTR and KTRK. The book will be ...

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“We must value our freedom of expression”

Interview with Aida Kasymadieva, journalist. Aida Kasymadieva is a thorough journalist, whose mind is as keen as her pen. Whoever read her articles “Life experience of a non-Russian in Russia”, “Burned and forgotten”, “Sapargul’s Monologue”, “The divorce”, or “The sump of our lives”, among others, will understand that this is not an exaggeration. (When I first read her articles two-three ...

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Engineer: News Outlets in Kyrgyzstan broadcast through half-century old equipment

News outlets in Kyrgyzstan broadcast through half-century old equipment, warned KyrgyzTelecom Television and radio broadcasting relay committee’s chairman Jenish Osmonkulov on 21 April. He added that public broadcasting was an important strategic component of national and State security. Jenish Osmonkulov explained that broadcasting in Kyrgyzstan was provided through a series of 67 stations, some of which were located at an ...

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International conference “Media in the Digital Environment: Opportunities for Development”

        Organizer: Internews Network in Kazakhstan, the Foundation for the Support and Development of mass media in Kazakhstan. Supported by: United States Agency for International Development in Central Asia (USAID) Partners: Internews Kazakhstan, Latest technologies: TV, Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan, the OSCE Center in Kazakhstan, the “Center Alma-Ata” restaurant, Nikon Dates: March 17-18, 2015. Venue: Rahat Palace Hotel, Almaty. International ...

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Biggest rises and falls in the 2014 World Press Freedom Index

The 2014 World Press Freedom Index spotlights the negative impact of conflicts on freedom of information and its protagonists. The ranking of some countries has also been affected by a tendency to interpret national security needs in an overly broad and abusive manner to the detriment of the right to inform and be informed. This trend constitutes a growing threat ...

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Fellowship sends journalists to Germany

Young journalists from CIS countries, Georgia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia can apply for this fellowship. The Internationale Journalisten-Programme (IJP) offers the Marion Gräfin Dönhoff Fellowship for young journalists. The aim of the program is to give young journalists an idea of the politics, economy, culture and social life of Germany, and give them an opportunity to gain work experience in foreign ...

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Photography competition open [Worldwide]

Photographers from any country can submit a series of photos. The Photographic Museum of Humanity, an online museum, is seeking entries for its contest . The aim of the Photographic Museum of Humanity Grant is to finance talented photographers and discover new talents. Photographers can present a series of a maximum of 15 photos. The winners of first, second and third places ...

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Photo contest by Thomson Reuters

Photographers and photojournalists can submit work to this contest, telling about the remarkable women of the world. Thomson Reuters Foundation, with the support of Microsoft takes to the contest Trust Women Photo Award, dedicated to the wonderful women taking the initiative and contribute to improving the lives of their own families, communities and society as a whole. Participants need to ...

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