Words of wisdom from 2016's journalists of the month

Throughout 2016, IJNet's journalists of the month had plenty of advice and insights to share with us. We compiled some of their best comments from the year.

Elyssa Pachico | January 23, 2017

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Journalism competition on women's issues seeks entries [US]

The Jane Cunningham Croly Award for Excellence in Journalism honors a journalist whose work demonstrates a concern for the rights and the advancement of women.

DW Akademie has 10 full scholarships for journalists [Worldwide]

Young journalists, media managers and communication professionals from Africa, Asia, Latin America or Eastern Europe who speak English and German can apply for a master’s program in Germany.

Media competition seeks entries [Africa]

The Southern African Development Community Awards aim to recognize excellence in journalism and encourage media practitioners in member states to cover issues of the region.

Arts festival open [MENA]

Storytellers and performance artists can participate in the Arab Arts Focus at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in the United Kingdom.

Competition open for Pulitzer Prizes in journalism [US]

Journalists who work for newspapers or websites that publish at least weekly can win US$15,000.

FNPI launches free storytelling training for journalists [Latin America]

The Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for a New Ibero American Journalism (FNPI) will host the Five Senses Program, a series of online workshops that will provide participants with storytelling and research tools to produce stories about human rights issues.


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Up-and-coming, English-speaking journalists based in Africa can enter to win a US$5,000 cash prize to pursue an in-depth reporting project.

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