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02/13/2012

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International Journalism MA at City University London's prestigious Journalism school seeks globally-minded students for 2012 admission

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New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Knight News Challenge focuses on networks [Worldwide]

The Knight News Challenge seeks ideas for using existing networks, such as Twitter and Facebook, to better inform and engage communities.

Deadline: 03/17/2012

Project seeks multimedia reporters [Worldwide]

The European Journalism Centre has launched a new multimedia reporting project for 2012.

Deadline: 02/12/2012

Panoramic photo contest launched [Worldwide]

Amateur and professional photographers can submit images to be published in a book.

Deadline: 03/03/2015

Social media conference offers scholarships [Egypt]

Scholarships are available for young journalists from Europe and the Middle East to attend a social media conference in Egypt.

Deadline: 02/22/2012

Africa

Deadline extended: Journalism contest open [Africa]

Media and communications professionals in Africa can enter a contest organized by the Future Agricultures Consortium.

Deadline: 02/23/2012

Asia Pacific

The Economist launches data visualization contest [Worldwide]

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and BuzzData have launched a data visualization contest.

Deadline: 03/04/2012

Research scholarship for journalists available [Pakistan]

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars seeks applicants for a residency in Washington.

Deadline: 03/15/2014

Photo contest on health issues open [Worldwide]

Amateur and professional photographers worldwide can enter a contest on health issues.

Deadline: 02/29/2012

Online apprentice program for photojournalists open [Worldwide]

The Lucie Foundation seeks photographers worldwide to apply for a free, online mentorship.

Deadline: 03/15/2012

Europe

Channel 4 hosts investigative journalism training [UK]

Television journalists with varying degrees of experience can apply for a career-development program with the network.

Deadline: 03/31/2014

Guardian launches Open Weekend festival

The Guardian will open its newsroom doors to the public March 24-25.

Latin America

Columbia University hosts reporting competition [Latin America, Caribbean, North America]

The Maria Moors Cabot Prizes honor journalists who contributed to inter-American understanding.

Deadline: 03/16/2016

Bloomberg seeks editor [Brazil]

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

Middle East

Yemen Times seeks interns

Native English speakers with some experience in journalism and editing can apply for a seven-month internship.

Journalism training course offered [Iraq]

The Independent Media Center in Kurdistan (IMCK) is offering a three-month print journalism training course.

Deadline: 02/15/2012

US and Canada

NPR seeks news apps editor

NPR seeks an editor to manage the internal team that designs and builds data applications.

Free training on covering veterans issues offered

The New England Center for Investigative Reporting hosts an all-expenses-paid training program in Boston for U.S. journalists.

Deadline: 02/20/2012

Huffington Post seeks social media editor [Politics]

The Huffington Post Politics team seeks an experienced social media editor.

Twitter seeks media editor

Twitter seeks an editor for media.twitter.com, its knowledge base for media partners.

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