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Journalists across the globe see ‘fake news’ as a shape-shifting monster

ICFJ Knight Fellow H R Venkatesh talked to journalists and fact-checkers in a half-dozen countries about how misinformation evolves as it travels across the web — and what can be done about it.

H R Venkatesh | June 27, 2017

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOURNALISTS

ONA offers conference fellowships [Worldwide]

The Online News Association (ONA) is accepting candidates for the MJ Bear Fellowship and the HBCU Digital Media Fellowship to attend the 2017 ONA conference in Washington.

IREX offers internship program [Mozambique]

Aspiring journalists can apply for this 10-month program organized by IREX's Programa para Fortalecimento da Mídia in Maputo.

Humboldt Foundation seeks fellows [BRIC, US]

College graduates who completed their first degree less than 12 years ago can apply for a fellowship to develop a project of social significance with a host of their choice in Germany.

Deadline approaching: National Press Foundation offers reporting fellowship [US]

U.S. and international journalists who cover politics in Washington can apply for a nine-month seminar program.

Portrait photography contest open [Worldwide]

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize encourages photographers to portray people with an emphasis on their identity as individuals.

Grants to fund collaborative reporting projects [US]

Local news outlets with projects that include collaboration with technologists are encouraged to apply for a grant from the Rita Allen Foundation and the Center for Collaborative Media.

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