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08/25/2014

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United Nations Journalism and Public Information Programme offers cyber threats workshop

The workshop will take place Oct. 9-11 at the United Nations Campus in Turin, Italy. Apply by Sept. 3.

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Social Media Week opens registration [Worldwide]

The event on the latest trends and topics in social and mobile media will take place Sept. 11 to 15 in Jakarta, Indonesia, London and São Paulo. Livestreaming will be available.

Radcliffe Institute seeks fellows [Worldwide]

Journalists and film, video, sound and new media artists can apply for stipends of up to US$77,500 at Harvard University.

Deadline: 09/14/2017

World Nomads offers scholarship to film in India [Worldwide]

The winner will fly to Kerala to capture the culture and communities of southern India with professional travel filmmaker Brian Rapsey.

Deadline: 07/18/2017

Wilson Center offers public policy fellowships [Worldwide]

Journalists, scholars and public officials can apply for a nine-month residential fellowship in Washington.

Deadline: 10/02/2017

BBC seeks Kurdish-language journalist

Journalists fluent in Sorani Kurdish with translation experience can apply for the position in Reading, England.

Deadline: 08/31/2014

Essay competition open [Worldwide]

The Web of Life Foundation seeks entries for its international competition on themes related to socio-environmental issues.

Deadline: 09/30/2014

Africa

Competition recognizes business and financial journalism [Ghana]

The Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists will honor journalists who report on topics related to economics.

Deadline: 09/12/2014

Contest for mental health reporting open [South Africa]

Print, online and broadcast journalists can apply for the Pfizer Mental Health Journalism Awards.

Deadline: 09/26/2014

Deadline approaching: APO media contest [Africa]

The African Press Organization seeks stories in English, French, Portuguese and Arabic that celebrate Africa. The winner will receive US$500 a month for one year, a laptop and one international flight ticket.

Deadline: 09/01/2014

Asia Pacific

Scholarship for rural journalism available [Australia]

The JB Farifax Award gives students the opportunity to report on non-urban issues.

Deadline: 10/01/2014

Europe

Cultural journalism contest open [Spain]

Journalists who have published work about performing arts in Spain may compete for the Paco Rabal Prize.

Deadline: 09/25/2015

EU journalism contest seeks entries [Georgia]

Journalists, bloggers and web publishers can submit entries in Georgian, Russian, English, Abkhaz and Ossetian.

Deadline: 11/01/2017

Contest for international affairs reporting open [Russia]

Journalists ages 35 and younger can submit works to the All-Russian Competition for International Journalists.

Deadline: 11/01/2016

Latin America

Hacks/Hackers Buenos Aires hosts media party [Argentina]

Journalists, developers and designers are invited to this conference Sep. 13 to 15 in Buenos Aires.

Narrative journalism workshop open [Argentina]

This eight-session program will be held on Wednesdays, starting Sept. 3, in Buenos Aires.

Course on journalism, human rights open [Brazil]

College students can apply to attend a free Saturday course in São Paulo.

Deadline: 08/18/2017

Free journalism training available [Brazil]

Media publisher Grupo Abril offers a hands-on course in São Paulo for college seniors and recent graduates.

Deadline: 09/30/2015

Middle East

Deadline approaching: documentary grants [Palestine]

Filmmakers in Gaza and the West Bank can apply to win EUR2,000 to produce their documentaries.

Deadline: 09/01/2014

Thomson Reuters offers broadcasting seminar [Middle East]

The five-day course in Amman, Jordan, will cover researching, writing, filming and editing for television.

Deadline: 09/09/2014

US and Canada

Publishing fellowship available [US]

The fellow will learn all aspects of running and monetizing a digital media company at Talking Points Memo in New York.

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