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01/10/2011

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Worldwide

Poynter offers new online seminars

Poynter is offering two new webinars in January.

Internship available at UK newspaper

Young journalists can gain experience working for an international news desk in the United Kingdom.

Asia Pacific

Digital journalism course offered in Singapore

Asian journalists interested in digital media can participate in a one-year academic program.

Asia-Europe film producers workshop accepting submissions

Film producers from Asia and Europe can apply for a workshop and international networking opportunity.

Deadline: 02/28/2011

US-based fellowship open to Filipino journalists

Filipino journalists can apply for the Sandra Burton Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University.

Deadline: 01/15/2011

Press freedom and responsibility course offered to South Asian journalists

South Asian journalists interested in press freedom can attend a training course.

Deadline: 01/15/2011

Newspaper marketing course offered in India

Indian editors interested in learning how to better market their newspapers can attend a workshop.

Europe

Awards honor UK journalists covering development issues

The One World Media Awards recognize journalists, filmmakers and broadcasters in the UK who are raising awareness on vital development issues.

Deadline: 02/07/2011

UK student journalism competition accepting entries

Journalism students from the UK are invited to pitch an idea for a sustainable news business.

Deadline: 04/01/2011

Journalism fellowship aims to increase EU reporting

Young journalists interested in European Union policies can apply for a fellowship.

Deadline: 01/17/2011

Latin America

Contest on industrial sector reporting open [Brazil]

Journalists who cover business and the economy in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul can compete.

Deadline: 04/15/2013

Literature workshop for reporters in Mexico

The workshop will teach journalists to use literary techniques to improve their work.

Deadline: 01/23/2011

Math for journalists online course in Spanish

A five-week online course will equip journalists with basic math skills.

Deadline: 01/09/2011

Narrative journalism workshop in Colombia

The workshop will help participants develop a narrative tone for their journalistic works, through discussion, reporting and writing.

Deadline: 01/17/2011

Latin American photojournalism contest

The competition is comprised of 16 categories, including news, immigration, portraits and sports.

Deadline: 02/28/2011

Middle East

Workshops for European and Middle Eastern filmmakers

Filmmakers from Europe and the Middle East can apply for a development and networking program.

Deadline: 02/28/2011

Investigative journalism online course for Arab journalists

The online course is open to Arab journalists working in print, broadcast and online journalism.

Fellowship in the US accepting applications

Mid-career journalists from across the globe are invited to apply for the Knight-Wallace Fellowship.

Deadline: 02/01/2011

Contest for Iraqi journalists

Iraqi journalists can apply in seven categories for the Al-Basira Magazine contest. Categories include: Iraqi photos; short stories; articles; investigative reports; news polls; interviews; and research.ِ

Deadline: 02/24/2011

Entrepreneurial journalism program available at CUNY

Journalists interested in graduate study can apply for an entrepreneurial journalism program designed to prepare students to start businesses, work at start-ups and bring innovation into media companies.

Seminar on media literacy to be held in Tehran

Tehran University will host a one-day seminar on media literacy.

US and Canada

Fellowship open to US and Asia Pacific journalists

Journalists from the United States, the Pacific Islands and Asia can apply for the Jefferson Fellowships program.

Deadline: 01/26/2011

Energy writing competition open [US]

Print, online and broadcast journalists covering energy can compete for the Thomas L. Stokes Award.

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