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09/26/2016

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Thomson Reuters offers bursaries for conference on rural poverty, development [Worldwide]

The Thomson Reuters Foundation, with funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will select journalists to attend the IFAD Governing Council in Rome.

Deadline: 09/30/2016

PBS MediaShift hosts webinars on digital journalism [Worldwide]

Upcoming webinars include "Using Twitter to cover live events" on Sept. 28, "How to host great live media events" on Oct. 5 and "Smarter audience analytics for journalists" on Oct. 6.

New media contest seeks entries [Worldwide]

Students, bloggers, artists and writers can submit innovative storytelling pieces.

Deadline: 11/30/2016

Contest recognizes freedom of expression [Worldwide]

Journalists, digital activists and other free speech advocates can be nominated for the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards.

Deadline: 10/03/2016

Stanford fellowship for democracy, development open [Worldwide]

Midcareer professionals, especially from developing countries, can apply for a Draper Summer Fellowship and spend three weeks at Stanford University in California.

Deadline: 11/16/2016

Africa

Mandela Washington Fellowship open [Africa]

The Young African Leaders Initiative will bring 1,000 young leaders to the United States in summer 2016 for academic coursework and leadership training.

Deadline: 10/26/2016

Asia Pacific

The Wall Street Journal seeks reporter [China]

Journalists fluent in Chinese can apply for this position in Shanghai.

ICFJ hosts reporting contest on early childhood development [Asia, Africa, Latin America]

Journalists in Asia, Africa and Latin America have a chance to win an international study tour as part of a contest to recognize the best stories on early childhood development.

Deadline: 12/01/2016

Europe

350.org seeks digital communications coordinator [Eastern Europe]

Environmental journalists who are fluent in Russian and English can apply for this remote position.

Course focuses on cyber threats for media professionals [Europe]

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) is organizing a masterclass on cyber threats for media professionals Dec. 1 and 2 in Turin, Italy.

Deadline: 10/02/2016

European Journalism Centre launches health journalism fund [Germany]

Freelance journalists interested in shedding light on health-related issues of developing countries can apply for the Global Health Journalism Grant Program for Germany.

Deadline: 10/12/2016

Reporting contest focuses on migration [Armenia]

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development, Repat Armenia and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are organizing the journalism contest "Suitcase 2016."

Deadline: 11/01/2016

Latin America

Ciespal hosts workshop on Middle East for journalists [Ecuador]

Journalists interested in improving their coverage of Middle East conflicts can attend this two-day workshop in Quito.

Deadline: 10/16/2016

Workshop presents new journalist's toolbox [Argentina]

Journalists and journalism students can register for this course in Buenos Aires.

Deadline: 09/30/2016

Globo publisher offers internship [Brazil]

College students scheduled to graduate between December 2017 and July 2019 can apply for this program in São Paulo or Rio de Janeiro.

Deadline: 10/30/2016

Bloomberg seeks editor [Brazil]

Experienced journalists who are fluent in English and Portuguese can apply for this position in Brasília.

Middle East

Dar al-Hayat seeks editors [MENA]

Experienced journalists fluent in English can apply for several positions in Dubai, UAE.

Roberto Cimetta Fund offers grants [MENA]

Individuals and organizations working on projects in visual art, cultural policy research and others in the Arab region can apply for up to EUR3,000 (US$3,350) in funding.

Deadline: 09/30/2016

US and Canada

Initiative for diversity in investigative reporting on social justice launched [US]

Women and journalists of color working in any type of media can apply for a reporting fellowship from the Fund for Investigative Journalism and the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism.

Deadline: 10/01/2016

BuzzFeed offers Emerging Writers Fellowship [US]

Aspiring writers can apply for a four-month fellowship in New York or Los Angeles.

Deadline: 10/01/2016

Pulliam newspaper fellowships available [US]

College juniors, seniors and graduate students focusing on journalism can apply for a paid internship for the summer of 2017 at The Indianapolis Star or The Arizona Republic.

Deadline: 11/01/2016

Committee to Protect Journalists seeks research associate [US]

Media professionals with knowledge of press freedom and human rights issues in Africa can apply for this position in New York.

Deadline: 09/28/2016

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