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05/19/2014

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Worldwide

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.

Deadline: 05/27/2014

Northwestern University offers online course about Google [Worldwide]

Anyone with an interest in Google and its impact on the media can take this massive open online course (MOOC).

Colegio de Mexico offers summer courses

Topics include current trends in politics, economics and culture in Mexico and the rest of the world.

Deadline: 05/24/2014

Film festival accepting entries [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can submit their work to be screened at a film festival in London.

Deadline: 05/30/2014

Deadline approaching: fellowship for covering the Amazon [Worldwide]

Environmental journalists can apply to receive up to US$30,000 to cover business practices in the region.

Deadline: 08/25/2014

Thomson Reuters hosts seminar on global security coverage [Worldwide]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can apply for funding to attend a three-day seminar in London.

Deadline: 07/01/2014

Africa

Application for reporting grants open [Uganda]

The African Centre for Media Excellence will provide funding to 18 journalists to report on topics of public interest.

Deadline: 06/03/2014

Asia Pacific

Travel feature contest seeks entries [Thailand]

Professional and amateur photographers, writers and videographers from around the world can submit works that highlight Thai destinations and culture.

Deadline: 08/01/2014

Thomson Reuters offers financial reporting course [Southeast Asia]

Experienced journalists with proficiency in spoken English may apply for funding to attend a course in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Deadline: 05/27/2014

Europe

Contest for investigative journalism open [Russia]

Journalists working for print, broadcast or online media can compete for the Artyom Borovik Award.

Deadline: 08/01/2014

Red Cross hosts photo contest [UK]

Photographers under age 25 can submit images of heroism for a chance to win a Canon EOS 700D camera.

Deadline: 07/28/2014

MontPhoto hosts photography contest [Spain, Latin America]

Amateur and professional photographers from anywhere in the world can enter pictures of nature for cash prizes.

Deadline: 05/27/2014

Latin America

Digital journalism workshops open [Argentina]

Journalism students looking to develop their online media skills can apply for workshops in Buenos Aires.

Deadline: 05/21/2014

Abraji holds investigative journalism conference [Brazil]

The Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism invites journalism professionals and students to this event June 23 to 25 in São Paulo.

Editorial cartoon contest seeks entries [Brazil, Portugal]

Undergraduate and graduate students can submit their works.

Deadline: 05/31/2014

Middle East

Deadline extended: BBC documentary festival [MENA]

The four-day festival will screen various projects that document the Arab world since the uprisings beginning in 2010.

Deadline: 05/29/2014

UN seeks chief of public information, communication services [Libya]

Experienced journalists can apply to lead the communications efforts for the United Nations' mission in Libya.

Deadline: 05/24/2014

Arablog.org competition open [MENA]

The best bloggers selected to join the collective blog will attend an intensive training course in journalism and blogging techniques.

Deadline: 07/01/2014

US and Canada

Deadline approaching: urban economics fellowship [US]

Journalists of color may apply for a fellowship to research and write stories that focus on the economic development, economic policy and social mobility that occur in cities.

Deadline: 05/22/2014

ProPublica offers news applications fellowship [US]

Journalists, developers and designers with knowledge of Ruby, Javascript or Python can apply for a position in New York.

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