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Weekly Bulletin
04/15/2011

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World News on Demand aims to provide virtual news agency for freelancers

By Nicole Martinelli

U.K. journalists organize strike against churnalism

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GlobalPost thrives, looks to expand journalism model

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Swagapalooza: how marketers reach journalists now

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Social media checklist for international journalists

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World Press Freedom Day sponsors announced

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Seeking trainers for climate change coverage in Africa

The International Center for Journalists seeks four experienced journalists to manage a media project to help journalists report on how governments in Africa are adapting to climate change.

International Journalism MA at City University London's prestigious J-school seeks globally-minded students for the class of 2011/12

The International Journalism MA at City University London's world-renowned Graduate School of Journalism is designed to equip you to start a career in international news reporting, or return to a career with enhanced skills and understanding.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Contest open to video journalists [Worldwide]

Freelance journalists who cover international news and current affairs are eligible for the Rory Peck Awards.

Deadline: 08/01/2016

Fellowship at Financial Times offered [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in economics can apply for a fellowship at The Financial Times in London.

Deadline: 05/13/2011

Mediterranean Journalist Award accepting entries

Journalists from 43 countries in Europe and the Mediterranean can enter a competition.

Deadline: 07/20/2012

Grants for photojournalists working for social change [Worldwide]

Photojournalists working for social change can apply for a grant sponsored by the Open Society Foundations.

Deadline: 05/13/2011

Random House young translators' prize 2011 [Worldwide]

The annual Random House - Harvill Secker Young Translators' Prize features a different language each year. This year's prize recognizes Arabic to English translations.

Deadline: 07/29/2011

National Geographic minority film festival seeks entries [Worldwide]

Filmmakers who focus on indigenous and minority cultures can enter their work to appear in a National Geographic film festival.

Deadline: 05/02/2011

The Economist Film Project seeks documentaries [Worldwide]

The Economist and PBS NewsHour are funding documentaries from Abu Dhabi to Albuquerque on topics ranging from astronomy to agriculture.

Deadline: 01/29/2012

Human rights fellowship for women journalists open [Worldwide]

The International Women's Media Foundation seeks applications for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, which includes coursework at MIT and media internships.

Deadline: 04/11/2017

World Newspaper Week opens for registration [Worldwide]

Senior newspaper editors and executives can attend an expo, conference and forum on the publishing business in Vienna, Austria.

Online course on digital tools in public service reporting offered in Arabic [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists is offering an online course in Arabic on how to use digital tools in public service reporting.

Deadline: 08/28/2011

Africa

Four journalism workshops offered [South Africa]

Four journalism workshops, ranging from social media to business writing, will be offered this spring in Johannesburg.

Grants available to investigative journalists [Uganda]

Investigative journalists from Uganda can apply for a reporting grant.

Asia Pacific

National Geographic offers film grants [Worldwide]

National Geographic funds films by or about indigenous and underrepresented minority cultures around the world.

Deadline: 06/15/2012

Europe

Data journalism workshop offered in London [UK]

Journalists interested in data journalism and social networking can participate in a workshop in London.

Deadline: 05/27/2011

Deadline approaching: photojournalism competition [Europe]

Photojournalists from select countries in Southeast Europe can enter a competition.

Deadline: 04/21/2011

Latin America

Online course in hyperlocal journalism offered in Spanish [Latin America, Caribbean]

Journalists in Latin America and the Caribbean can participate in an online Spanish-language course.

Deadline: 04/20/2011

Hacks/Hackers launches first South America meetup [Buenos Aires]

Hacks/Hackers, a group which has been bringing together tech and journalism since 2009, announced its first South America meetup in Buenos Aires.

Journalism contest on preventing teen pregnancy accepting entries [Mexico]

Works can be from print, online media, TV or radio broadcasts between January 1 and August 15, 2011.

Deadline: 08/15/2011

International congress on cultural journalism [Brazil]

Academics, journalists, writers and artists will gather in São Paulo, Brazil for the third International Congress on Cultural Journalism on May 17 to 20.

Deadline: 05/17/2011

Middle East

Competition open to print and online journalists [Jordan]

Jordanian journalists tackling social and economic issues can enter a competition.

Deadline: 04/28/2011

US and Canada

Competition for journalism on biomedical research seeks entries [US]

U.S. journalists covering the humane use of animals in biomedical research can enter a competition.

Deadline: 04/30/2011

Government oversight journalism fellowship offered [US]

U.S. journalists interested in government oversight issues can apply for a fellowship in Washington, D.C.

Investigative journalism workshop open to high school students [Worldwide]

High school students can apply for a summer investigative journalism workshop in Boston.

Deadline: 06/15/2012

Editorial competition seeks entries on local issues [US]

Newspapers in the U.S. can submit opinion pieces and editorials to a competition.

Deadline: 05/06/2011

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