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05/12/2014

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How Argentina's La Nación opened Senate expense data to the public

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Crowdfunding site IndieVoices expands its mission to tackle "engagement divide"

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Brazil's Mural blog brings the 'outskirts' to the center of the conversation

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Global Editors Network Summit to focus on data, video, mobile

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United Nations Journalism and Public Information Program on New Threats

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) organizes two new workshops in Turin: Biosecurity Masterclass June 21-22, 2014, and Cyber Threats Workshop June 27-29, 2014.

Deadline extended: global health reporting contest [BRIC]

Journalists from Brazil, Russia, India and China with the best coverage of maternal and child health can win a US$1,000 cash prize and a paid trip to the United States.

International Journalism MA. One-year professional master’s degree for globally minded journalists. Starts September 2014

The International Journalism MA is a one-year practice-based course in which you will develop skills in print, radio, TV and online journalism. You will learn to research and report as well as understand the global context of contemporary journalism.

News Corp offers journalism fellowship [Mexico]

The International Center for Journalists will select five Mexican journalists for a News Corp Fellowship at The Wall Street Journal in New York.

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IJNet seeks journalist of the month [Worldwide]

If you've used IJNet to further your career, we want to hear from you!

Whistler Film Festival accepting submissions [Worldwide]

The festival will screen up to 90 films over five days and award more than CAD30,000 (US$27,538) in prizes and commissions.

Deadline: 07/01/2014

Fellowship for science conference open [Worldwide]

Journalists and bloggers with at least three years of experience can apply to visit the Falling Walls Lab and attend its conference in Berlin.

Deadline: 06/25/2017

Environmental, health conference offers scholarships for journalists [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for funding to attend the Conference of the International Association for Ecology and Health in Montreal, Canada.

Deadline: 06/03/2014

Africa

Investigative reporting fellowship open [Kenya]

Full-time and freelance journalists who work in print, online or broadcast media can submit story proposals.

Deadline: 05/31/2014

CNN seeks entries for journalism contest [Africa]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can apply for a chance to attend an all-expenses-paid program.

Deadline: 03/24/2016

Deadline approaching: Thomson Reuters course [West Africa]

Journalists with at least two years of experience and English skills may apply to take a TV news production course in Dakar, Senegal.

Deadline: 05/13/2014

Arts journalism training open [Uganda]

Journalists and journalism students can participate in this free program in Kampala.

Deadline: 07/01/2014

Asia Pacific

Investigative reporting workshop accepting applications [Pacific Islands]

Junior to midlevel journalists can apply for bursaries to attend a five-day course in Nuku’alofa, Tonga.

Deadline: 05/24/2014

Deadline approaching: investigative journalism conference [Australia]

Journalists, educators, practitioners and researchers can submit papers for presentation at this event at the University of Southern Queensland.

Deadline: 06/07/2014

Europe

Deadline approaching: Thomson Reuters Foundation seeks editor-in-chief [UK]

Journalists with more than 10 years of experience can apply to lead the foundation’s multimedia global reporting.

Deadline: 05/17/2014

Media training on diversity open [Kyrgyzstan]

Journalists working for broadcast and online media organizations can participate in a five-day program in Bishkek.

Deadline: 06/20/2014

El País offers photojournalism course [Spain]

The program will include workshops in photo editing, exhibitions by professional photographers and practice sessions on the streets of Madrid.

Cervantes essay contest open [Spain, Latin America]

Journalists from around the world who have written essays in Spanish about any of the works of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra can compete.

Deadline: 08/29/2014

Latin America

Funding available for photography projects [Brazil]

Amateur and professional photographers can apply for BRL65,000 grants.

Deadline: 06/24/2016

Investigative journalism scholarship available [Latin America]

Journalists living in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Ecuador and Paraguay can apply for US$250 to US$2,500 grants.

Deadline: 05/29/2014

Contest for justice reporting open [Brazil]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can compete for cash prizes offered by the Public Defenders Association of the State of Rio Grande do Sul.

Deadline: 09/06/2016

Middle East

Film festival on science, environment open [Worldwide]

Documentarians can participate in the Baikal International Festival in Irkutsk, Russia.

Deadline: 05/31/2014

US and Canada

UNITY Reporting Fellowship open [US]

Students can apply to spend the summer covering five minority journalism associations' conferences and developing immersive multimedia and reporting skills.

Deadline: 05/31/2014

Toronto Star sponsors photo contest [Canada]

Amateur and semi-professional photographers can enter to win CAD12,500 in prizes.

Deadline: 06/09/2014

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