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MediaShift offers webinar on how to verify photos, videos [Worldwide]

The hourlong webinar will cover strategies to identify fake photos and video at 1 p.m. EDT on Sept. 20.

CUNY offers business journalism fellowship [Worldwide]

Fellows will receive US$5,000 a month for one to three months to complete an investigative project.

Deadline: 06/30/2018

Film festival seeks entries [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can participate in this festival Sept. 15 to 22 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Deadline: 05/31/2018

NewsU at Poynter offers webinar on video storytelling [Worldwide]

Journalists who want to go beyond video reporting can attend this hour-long webinar.

Young reader contest open [Worldwide]

News publishers who engage young people in journalism are eligible for an award.

Deadline: 06/21/2017

Knight Center offers online course on social media analytics [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in improving their social media strategy can sign up for this four-week course.


Bloomberg Media Initiative organizes training [Africa]

This program aims to increase the pipeline of skilled financial journalists and analysts, embracing a data-driven journalism culture across Africa.

Deadline: 05/29/2015

Photo contest highlights energy access [Africa]

Amateur and professional photographers can submit entries for the Power Africa Photo Contest.

Deadline: 04/17/2015

Asia Pacific

SAJA competition open [South Asia, US, Canada]

The South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA) is accepting entries for the 2017 SAJA Journalism Awards in 12 categories.

Deadline: 07/15/2017


BBC offers production traineeship [UK]

Creative people who are passionate about TV and radio can apply to this program in London.

Documentary development workshop open [Turkey, Armenia]

Documentarians ages 19 and older can participate in this free program in Istanbul.

Deadline: 04/23/2015

Latin America

Documentary workshop open [Mexico]

Participants will develop their documentary projects and create a proposal to apply for funding.

Abraji holds investigative journalism conference [Brazil]

The Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism invites journalism professionals and students to this event June 28 to 30 in São Paulo.

Investigative reporting workshop offered [Ecuador]

Professional journalists and college seniors and juniors can attend this training program in Guayaquil.

Forum to discuss press freedom [Brazil]

Journalism professionals, academics and students are invited to this event in Brasília.

Middle East

Visiting Arab Journalist Program open [MENA]

Reporters, columnists or broadcasters can apply for a US$15,000 fellowship to carry out policy-oriented research and writing in Washington.

Deadline: 07/01/2015

US and Canada

NBC fellowship open [US]

Graduating college seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in political journalism can apply for the Tim Russert Fellowship Program in Washington.

Deadline: 04/17/2015

Associated Press Media Editors hosts workshop [Canada]

Journalism professionals, academics and students can attend a two-day NewsTrain workshop in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Deadline approaching: social justice fellowship [US]

Media entrepreneurs with a project or company dedicated to social justice can apply for six months of incubator membership at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP.

Deadline: 04/15/2015

Columbia University seeks research fellows [US]

Research projects may focus in computation, algorithms and automated journalism; data, metrics and impact; audiences and engagement; and experimental journalism, models and practice.

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