To increase newsroom diversity, set goals and be intentional

Creating a diverse and inclusionary newsroom isn’t something that happens naturally. Panelists at the 2018 JAWS Conference and Mentoring Project shared tips for how to do it.

Taylor Mulcahey | October 16, 2018

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Conference focuses on data journalism and digital methods [Brazil]

The Brazilian chapter of School of Data, in partnership with the Google News Initiative, organizes Coda.Br Nov. 10 and 11 in São Paulo.

Public diplomacy program in Russia open [Europe, US, Canada]

Young leaders from the media, government, academy and private sectors can apply for "Meeting Russia," a three-day program held in Moscow on Russia's foreign policy and its relations with the West.

Water Integrity Network launches journalism fund [Worldwide]

Investigative and data journalists, especially those reporting in developing countries, can apply for funding to research the impacts of corruption in the water sector and its subsectors.

Masterclass focuses on blockchain reporting [Asia]

Technology, business and legal journalists with at least three years of experience can apply for a masterclass to be held on Nov. 7 in Hong Kong.

Grants available for films projects [MENA]

Journalists and filmmakers from Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Libya can submit their projects to the MedFilm4all.

Grants available for indigenous community radio [Southern Africa, Latin America, India, Nepal]

Cultural Survival will offer up to US$8,000 to empower Indigenous-owned and Indigenous-led community radio.


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The International Center for Journalists is recruiting Professional Fellows for the Spring 2019 “A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America” program.

At this two-day event, experts will share their experiences of starting and managing small media companies, providing a broad perspective on Argentina's digital media landscape, as well as the opportunities and challenges that entrepreneurs face.

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