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El Meme isn't exactly a journalism site, but it draws advertisers and millennials. Here's what they've learned from journalists and what news outlets can learn from them.

Ashley Nguyen | September 01, 2015

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOURNALISTS

Travel video contest open [Worldwide]

Students ages 18 and older can submit a video to win US$4,000.

Workshop for women filmmakers seeks participants [Caucasus]

Women documentary filmmakers and producers can participate in this free workshop that will be held in the framework of Tbilisi International Documentary Film Festival.

Mental Floss seeks editorial fellow [US]

Excellent writers who are thorough researchers can apply for a position in New York.

Deadline extended: ICFJ offers fellowship for conference on road safety [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists will select 15 journalists to attend the second Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety in Brasília, Brazil, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization.

News Impact Summit Warsaw open [Europe]

The European Journalism Centre (EJC) and the Google News Lab are organizing a public event featuring some of the best practices in digital content strategies as well as cutting edge data-driven storytelling and investigative methods from around the world.

Deadline approaching: journalism fellowship [India, Pakistan]

Midcareer journalists who cover politics and economics can apply for an eight-week trip to the United Kingdom.

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Journalists – both experienced and at the start of their careers – are invited to apply for the International Journalism MA at City University London. Places are available starting in September 2015.

Develop a story idea on Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) throughout this Gates Foundation-sponsored fellowship, and get the opportunity to work with health reporting mentors, interview experts and take part in a story lab in Nairobi, Kenya in February 2016.

The Global Investigative Journalism Conference will take place Oct. 8-11 in Lillehammer, Norway. Register today to attend the conference, which will feature more than 150 sessions, top journalists and other experts in the media field.

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