Review Category : Trainings/Internships/Fellowships

World Service- Future Voices (training)

Job Introduction We’re starting a work experience scheme based in the World Service languages.  The World Service is one of the world’s leading news broadcasters – we have twenty-nine languages at the moment, including English.  The World Service Group, all the international parts of the BBC, has a weekly audience of over 265 million people around the world.  The BBC reports ...

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Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting provides travel-grants

Journalists who reside outside the United States interested in crisis reporting can apply for a US$5,000 travel grant. The Persephone Miel Fellowship will fund a reporting project that focuses on a global crisis underreported in the mainstream American media. The fellowship, overseen by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in consultation with Internews, is designed to enable media professionals outside the United States to ...

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Courage in Photojournalism Award launched

Women photojournalists who reported in dangerous environments can be nominated for an award. The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award honoring AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who was killed in Afghanistan in April 2014. The Award recognizes women photojournalists whose work reflect the courage and dedication of Niedringhaus, and who exhibit extraordinary strength of character, bravery and perseverance in documenting ...

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TOL media academy offers free course on environmental journalism

Journalists of any age and nationality can enroll in this free online course. Non-governmental organization Transitions online (TOL) offers an online course on environmental journalism, which will be held in February. Classes are divided into two parts. The first part includes theoretical courses that need to take place within a month. Among the lessons: standards of quality journalism, how to write about the problems ...

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UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize Call for Nominations

Deadline: 15 February 2015 Open to:candidates active in the field of journalism Prize: US $25,000 Description This Prize was established by UNESCO’s Executive Board, in 1997, in honour of Guillermo Cano, a Colombian journalist who died in the exercise of his profession. Its purpose is to reward each year a person, organization or institution that has made a notable contribution ...

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Free webinar series on new media available [for Central Asia]

Media professionals from Central Asia can attend these webinars. Internews Network in Central Asia is launching a “New Media” free webinar series. Hour-and-a-half-long webinars will be held twice a month. The program will be taught by experts from around the world and will focus on international practices and new trends in media. Some webinars in the series are designed for a broad audience, ...

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Kloop.kg – will the web-page have to “move”?

State Communications Agency (SCA) of Kyrgyzstan has withdrawn an order to lock the video of “jihadists children” on Kloop.kg because of Prosecutor General`s Office has not provided the court decision on the recognition of the material “extremist” – according to the Kloop.kg website Kloop.kg is well known in Kyrgyzstan as blogging platform and news portal after technical problems became available ...

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Cultural exchange program open

Professionals and volunteers ages 23 to 45 from Germany, South and Central Asia, and other Islamic countries can participate in this exchange program. The CrossCulture Internships program, launched by the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa,) is an intercultural exchange program. It enables internships for young professionals and volunteers from the participating countries and aims to strengthen networks between Germany and the Islamic world. Internships ...

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The new design of OTRK’s web-site: changes for the better?

Upgraded site of OTRK was launched in December this year. The new version of the web resource, according to developers, is aimed at optimizing the site and improvement of increasing traffic and access to content.  To achieve these objectives the site has a close connection with the most popular social networks and web sites like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and others. ...

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