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New geojournalism platform is changing how reporters cover Africa’s longest river

The Nile River flows through 11 countries, and news coverage is largely fragmented. InfoNile is a new geojournalism project that uses data and mapping to better cover water-related issues in the region.

Irene Wangui | September 21, 2018

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOURNALISTS

ICFJ offers webinar on leading cross-border data journalism projects [Worldwide]

Journalists can join a webinar led by ICFJ Knight Fellow Jacopo Ottaviani at 10 a.m. EDT Sept. 26 on the tools and strategies newsrooms can use to lead cross-border data journalism projects.

TruthBuzz Fellowship seeks media professional [US]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with the support of Craig Newmark Philanthropies, is looking for an experienced and driven media professional to help verified facts reach the widest possible audience.

Photojournalism contest open [South America]

The New Holland Award for Photojournalism honors works that portray rural life and agriculture in the region.

Festival focuses on elections, innovative journalism [Brazil]

The 3i Festival - Innovative, Inspiring and Independent Journalism will take place Sept. 22 in Porto Alegre.

Free training program focuses on art journalism [Russia]

Journalists ages 19 years and older can apply for this program in Moscow.

Free training program for journalists available [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Journalists and bloggers with at least three years of experience can apply for a program offered by the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Fritt Ord Foundation and the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

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