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10/20/2017

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Mobile photography contest seeks entries [Worldwide]

Photographers with strong photos shot with their mobile devices can enter the Mobile Photo Awards.

Deadline: 12/11/2017

Middle East reporting fellowship seeks applications [Worldwide]

Freelance journalists who want to report stories in the Middle East can apply for a US$10,000 fellowship offered by the GroundTruth Project, in partnership with the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation.

Deadline: 11/26/2017

Deadline extended: Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for a five-month residential fellowship at the International Forum for Democratic Studies in Washington.

Deadline: 11/01/2017

John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships open [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for a 10-month fellowship on journalism innovation at Stanford University.

Deadline: 12/04/2017

MOOC focuses on reporting on vaccines controversy [Worldwide]

The World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) is launching its first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) "A science journalism approach to controversies: the case of vaccines" Nov. 1.

Contest seeks photos of human rights issues, anti-corruption efforts [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can enter the Allard Prize Photography Competition.

Deadline: 11/01/2017

Fellowship highlights lessons of Holocaust [Worldwide]

Graduate journalism students and recent graduates can apply for a two-week travel fellowship to examine the role journalists played in Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.

Deadline: 01/04/2018

Africa

Africa Check seeks deputy editor and health researcher/ community manager [Nigeria]

Experienced journalists interested in fact-checking can apply for one of these positions in Lagos or Abuja. 

Deadline: 10/30/2017

Film project seeks proposals on migration [Africa]

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung African offices will help in the creation, production or continuation of 10 short documentaries offering an alternative point of view on migration and refugees. 

Asia Pacific

Conference calls for papers on ethics, religion and philosophy [Asia]

The Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion & Philosophy 2018 will take place March 22 to 24, 2018 in Kobe, Japan.

Deadline: 11/08/2017

AAJA hosts fact-checking training [Singapore]

The Asian American Journalists Association in Asia (AAJA-Asia), in collaboration with Google, is organizing the 2nd Weekend Chatter Series on "Verify your news in a digital age" Oct. 28 in Singapore.

Deadline: 10/24/2017

Europe

Exchange program brings students to US [Russia]

Journalism students, among others, who are citizens of the Russian Federation can apply for an exchange program.

Deadline: 11/10/2017

Contest for science journalists accepting entries [Russia]

Young journalists, photographers and videographers ages 30 and younger can apply for this contest organized by the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

Deadline: 11/03/2017

Thomson Reuters Foundation seeks social media producer [UK]

Journalists with extensive social media experience apply for this position in London.

Latin America

ICFJ offers program on innovation and entrepreneurship [Latin America]

The International Center of Journalists (ICFJ) is recruiting journalists, digital entrepreneurs and technologists for a monthlong fellowship in the United States.

Deadline: 11/13/2017

Abraji hosts online course on investigating fraud, corruption [Brazil]

Journalists and journalism students interested in investigating corruption can register for this three-week course organized by the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji), beginning Nov. 13.

Thomson Reuters seeks macroeconomics reporter [Brazil]

Experienced journalists fluent in Portuguese can apply for this position in São Paulo.

Cosecha Roja offers fellowship on violence reporting [Latin America]

Selected candidates will participate in a meeting Nov. 27 to 29 in Buenos Aires and receive five months of online training in the coverage of femicides, hate crimes, youth and violence.

Deadline: 10/31/2017

Middle East

Photography contest accepting entries [Egypt]

Amateur photographers, who do not receive a major part of their income from photography, are invited to submit photos of their favorite destinations in Egypt.

Deadline: 11/02/2017

Deadline approaching: journalism grants [Turkey]

The International Press Institute (IPI) is offering microgrants of up to EUR500 for feature-style journalistic content analyzing the impact that pressure on press freedom in Turkey has on other aspects of society.

Deadline: 10/26/2017

US and Canada

Student journalism competition accepting entries [US]

University students can apply for the Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Winners will receive scholarships, with matching grants for their schools.

Investigative reporting contest open [US]

The Joan Shorenstein Center at Harvard seeks submissions for its US$25,000 Goldsmith Prize.

Deadline: 12/29/2017

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