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WeFightCensorship publishes banned articles

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Women in rural India capture untold stories with video

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Will Instagram video outdo Vine in the newsroom?

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Deadline extended: Journalists can enter a US$10,000 story contest for best coverage of infectious diseases [US, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa]

International Journalism MA. One-year professional master's degree for the globally-minded journalist. Starts September 2013

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Photography competition on social stories open [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can apply.

Deadline: 07/28/2013

Deadline approaching: environmental journalism fellowship [Worldwide]

Journalists from outside the United States can apply for the Earth Journalism Scholars Program at the University of California-Berkeley.

Deadline: 07/28/2014

Reagan-Fascell program organizes democracy fellowship [Worldwide]

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

Deadline: 10/15/2018

Contest for citizen journalism broadcast open [Worldwide]

The International Citizen Media Award seeks video and audio entries focusing on common cultural heritage and its potential for identification, participation and development.

Deadline: 02/28/2017

Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Fellowship open [Worldwide]

The fellowship offers developers and technologists US$60,000 to spend 10 months embedded in top newsrooms around the world.

Deadline: 08/21/2015

Workshop for journalists in conflict zones available [Worldwide]

Journalists working in conflict zones can apply for TechCampGlobal in New York.

Deadline: 07/01/2013

Asia Pacific

Investigative reporting fellowships available [Japan, US]

The Abe Fellowship for Journalists is designed to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan.

Deadline: 09/15/2018

East-West Center offers study tour [Asia Pacific, US]

The New Generation Seminar focusing on cultural heritage and identity will take place over two weeks in Honolulu, Hawaii, Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Yangon, Myanmar.

Deadline: 06/16/2016

Travel grants for journalists available [New Zealand]

Journalists can apply for three-week reporting grants anywhere in Asia.

Deadline: 10/02/2017


Documentary contest open [Dominican Republic]

Filmmakers can compete for the 2013 Max Pou Documentary Film Award.

Deadline: 09/01/2013


Media seminar in Germany offered [Central, Eastern Europe]

Journalists ages 40 and younger who are proficient in German can apply to participate in this free seminar Sept. 3 to 14 in Leipzig.

Deadline: 07/27/2018

German newspaper seeks reporters to cover Paralympic Games [Russia]

Journalists ages 18 to 21 can participate in the coverage of the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi.

Deadline: 08/01/2013

EU hosts health journalism competition [Europe]

Journalists from EU member states can apply.

Deadline: 09/30/2013

Latin America

Contest for real estate reporting open [Brazil]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can compete for the Abecip Journalism Awards for a chance to win BRL6,500.

Deadline: 08/31/2018

Course on quantitative methods offered [Ecuador]

Journalists interested in bettering their knowledge of quantitative research can register for this course in Quito.

University hosts free journalism seminar [Brazil]

Students and budding journalists are invited to a three-day seminar in Cachoeira, Bahia.

Deadline: 07/29/2013

Middle East

Documentary project calls for entries [MENA]

Journalists and documentary filmmakers familiar with the Islamic culture can apply.

BBC hosts journalism workshop [North Africa]

Libyan journalists, editors and managers from broadcast, print and online media outlets can participate in this training in Tunisia.

Deadline: 07/02/2013

Deadline extended: UN hosts digital journalism training [MENA]

Palestinian journalists and other media practitioners can apply for this training organized by the UN Department of Public Information's Palestine, Decolonization and Human Rights Section.

Deadline: 06/12/2017

US and Canada

Workshop on covering immigration reform available [US]

Staff or freelance journalists working for all media platforms in English or Spanish can apply for this free training at University of Texas at El Paso.

Deadline: 08/05/2013

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