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TrollBusters: online pest control for women journalists

Inspired by her own history with harassment, journalist and professor Michelle Ferrier founded the website Trollbusters, which is dedicated to fighting online harassment against women journalists.

Sherry Ricchiardi | February 20, 2018

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOURNALISTS

Fellowship for mental health journalism available [US]

The Carter Center organizes the Rosalynn Carter Fellowship For Mental Health Journalism, which aims to train reporters covering mental illness.

Environmental journalism contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Journalists can submit their work to the Society of Environmental Journalists’ annual awards.

Open Society offers media grants [West Africa]

Local organizations can submit proposals that promote investigative journalism and free, quality and independent media.

Media group hosts training program [Brazil]

Journalism students can compete for a spot in a three-month training in Fortaleza.

Reporting contest on development initiatives open [Brazil]

Stories in one of Brazil's nine northeastern states, northern Minas Gerais and northern Espírito Santo are eligible for cash prizes.

Thomson Reuters organizes course on business development [Africa]

Journalists with at least three years of experience and good English skills can apply for an all-expenses-paid workshop in Nairobi, Kenya.

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This yearlong fellowship will include two international reporting trips as well as continuing mentoring and several virtual webinars.

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