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11/24/2014

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John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford

Each year, 20 journalists are selected to spend 10 months at Stanford exploring potential solutions to journalism challenges they identify. The deadline is Dec. 1, 2014.

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IJNet Live: why and how to protect your digital security [Worldwide]

Journalists, bloggers and others interested in improving their digital security may participate in a free, live chat this Tuesday, Nov. 25, at 11 a.m. (EST).

Deadline: 11/25/2014

Journalism master's program offers scholarships [Worldwide]

Students spend one year studying in Denmark and their second year at one of four other European universities.

Deadline: 01/10/2017

Journalism conference calls for papers [Worldwide]

The Cardiff University in Wales will host its conference "The Future of Journalism: Risks, Threats and Opportunities."

Deadline: 01/09/2015

LinkedIn offers free online training for journalists [Worldwide]

Participants will learn to use the site to find scoops and sources, increase engagement and expand audience reach.

Deadline: 12/01/2014

Journalism fellowship on evolution available [Worldwide]

Print, broadcast and online journalists who want a deeper understanding of evolution can apply for this program in Durham, North Carolina.

Deadline: 12/01/2014

UN grants available for media projects [Worldwide]

Organizations working in the areas of media, youth, women, democratization, community development, rule of law and human rights can apply for up to US$300,000 in grant money.

Deadline: 12/18/2016

Africa

Journalism contest accepting submissions [Uganda]

Professional and freelance journalists can apply for the Uganda National Journalism Awards.

Deadline: 01/15/2017

Asia Pacific

ICFJ organizes blogging workshop [India]

Media professionals and bloggers will learn about covering economics, climate change, conflict coverage and international organizations during this three-day program in Hyderabad.

Deadline: 12/08/2014

Graduate fellowships available [Indonesia]

Graduates ages 35 and younger can apply to spend a year as pre-doctoral researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago.

Deadline: 12/31/2016

Bloomberg seeks reporter [China]

Journalists with at least five years of reporting on financial markets can apply for the position based in either Hong Kong, Beijing or Shanghai.

Europe

Leadership program for media professionals open [Macedonia]

Selected candidates will participate in four-month fellowships in the United States.

Deadline: 12/18/2015

Course on the history of conflict reporting open [Spain]

Journalists, photographers, historians and students can take this two-day course in Madrid.

Deadline: 11/28/2014

Latin America

Petrobras hosts journalism contest [Brazil]

Professional journalists and photographers can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 02/26/2016

HacksLabs offers mentoring, funding for innovative news apps [Latin America]

HacksLabs, an accelerator of data journalism and online news projects, seeks to develop, adapt or scale ground-breaking news apps with US$25,000 grants and mentoring.

Deadline: 11/28/2014

Deadline approaching: free course on data journalism [Brazil]

The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro offers this course as part of the Partnership for Open Data initiative.

Deadline: 11/24/2014

Contest on climate change open [South America]

University students can submit academic essays, photo essays and graphic designs reflecting the topic of climate change.

Deadline: 11/25/2014

Middle East

Bloomberg seeks reporter [Turkey]

Journalists with experience in financial reporting in English can apply for the position in Istanbul.

US and Canada

Vice News seeks politics editor [US]

Journalists with at least two years of experience covering politics can apply for the position in Washington.

Slate seeks editorial assistant [US]

Journalists who are fast writers and have knowledge of video and audio production can apply for the position in Washington or New York.

Chicago Tribune offers internships [US]

College students can apply to spend 12 weeks working in the newspaper's major news departments.

Deadline: 11/01/2015

MarketWatch seeks bureau chief [US]

Journalists with extensive experience in financial news can apply for the position in San Francisco.

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