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12/01/2014

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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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Worldwide

Investigative journalism contest seeks entries [Worldwide]

The Sidney Hillman Foundation is seeking nominations for its prizes recognizing journalism produced, published or broadcast in 2016.

Deadline: 01/30/2017

Sports film festival launched [Worldwide]

Filmmakers are invited to submit their documentaries and feature films to a festival in Moscow.

Deadline: 02/28/2017

ICFJ Anywhere offers webinar on digital research tools for investigative reporters [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in learning how to search for hard-to-find information for their reporting can attend a free webinar Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. EST supported by the Dow Jones Foundation.

Deadline: 12/09/2014

Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship open [Worldwide]

Midcareer journalists can apply for a US$70,000 fellowship at the University of Michigan.

Deadline: 12/16/2016

NED offers grants for media projects [Worldwide]

Independent media organizations, civic groups and associations can apply to this program that aims to advance democracy.

Deadline: 04/07/2017

BuzzFeed seeks reporters [Australia, China, Mexico, UK]

The selected reporters will cover politics and other issues for BuzzFeed from around the globe.

MOOC presents new documentary trends, formats [Worldwide]

Anyone can take this free online course available in Spanish and English.

Africa

Code for Africa, Open Knowledge offer fellowships [Africa]

Individuals who want to help build African governments and societies that are more accountable to citizens can submit their ideas.

Deadline: 12/15/2014

Europe

Free training on access to information, protection of journalists [Ukraine]

Journalists from the Ukrainian regional media can participate in this three-day program in Kiev.

Deadline: 12/08/2014

The Guardian hosts course on freelancing [UK]

Participants will learn how to generate fresh ideas, spot pitching opportunities, tailor pitches for commissioning editors and create a career as a freelancer.

Deadline: 01/05/2015

Bloomberg seeks government reporter [Italy]

Experienced journalists fluent in English and Italian can apply for the position in Rome.

Latin America

Agricultural reporting contest open [Brazil]

Print, broadcast and online journalists who cover agricultural issues can apply for the Embrapa Reporting Prize.

Deadline: 02/25/2016

Online course on WordPress available [Brazil]

Anyone can access this free, self-directed course in Portuguese.

Online course on video editing open [Latin America, Spain]

Participants will learn to produce, edit and publish online news videos.

Deadline: 01/18/2015

US and Canada

Foreign Affairs seeks editors [US]

Journalists with a strong interest in foreign policy and international affairs can apply for two positions in New York.

Deadline: 02/02/2015

Newspaper Association of America seeks pitches [US]

Startup companies with ideas about fulfilling newspapers’ print, digital, mobile or advertising needs can apply for the Accelerator Pitch program at NAA mediaXchange 2015.

Deadline: 12/12/2014

Grants fund news delivery projects [US]

The Online News Association (ONA) will award 11 universities pursuing local news coverage grants worth US$100,000.

Deadline: 01/15/2015

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