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09/21/2015

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ProPublica's Amanda Zamora: Five questions to ask when crowdsourcing an investigation

By Ana Prieto

openDemocracy investigates: How does commercial interference affect editorial decisions?

By Mary Fitzgerald

Why are the media not part of the open data conversation?

By Stephen Abbott Pugh

Facebook now lets verified journalists live-stream video to followers

By Sam Berkhead

St. Louis Public Radio's Kelsey Proud offers tips for engaging niche audiences

By Sam Berkhead

Interactive Yo Quiero Saber game makes decision-making easy for voters

By Federico Ricciardi

iGrab gives journalists a multimedia toolkit on their own smartphones

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ICFJ Knight roundup: ANCIR editor named a finalist for global investigative journalism award

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Journalists from 100 countries will mark the global spread of investigative reporting

The Global Investigative Journalism Conference will take place Oct. 8-11 in Lillehammer, Norway. Register today to attend the conference, which will feature more than 150 sessions, top journalists and other experts in the media field.

HIV Prevention Reporting Fellowship

Develop a story idea on Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) throughout this Gates Foundation-sponsored fellowship, and get the opportunity to work with health reporting mentors, interview experts and take part in a story lab in Nairobi, Kenya in February 2016.

One-year professional master’s degree for globally minded journalists

Journalists – both experienced and at the start of their careers – are invited to apply for the International Journalism MA at City University London. Places are available starting in September 2015.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Free course on web metrics open [Worldwide]

Participants will learn key terms of web metrics, how to navigate the Google Analytics interface, how to understand key reports and action strategies for various job roles.

Video contest on social issues open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers and activists can submit videos that inspire activism, compassion and social transformation to the Social Impact Media Awards.

Deadline: 10/13/2016

International Women's Media Foundation organizes trip to Tanzania [Worldwide]

Women journalists with at least three years of experience and excellent English skills can apply for an all-expenses-paid reporting trip.

Deadline: 05/19/2017

ICFJ seeks Knight International Journalism Fellow [Worldwide]

Senior journalists with experience in the Global South and a deep knowledge of technology can apply to help spearhead the Code for Africa data journalism initiative in four “hub” countries: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania.

Fellowship on digital tools accepting applications [Worldwide]

Journalists with five years of experience can apply for the Kiplinger Fellowships at Ohio State University.

Deadline: 10/31/2016

Knight News Challenge seeks projects on data [Worldwide]

Nonprofits, for-profits or individuals of any age can submit innovative ideas and projects that use data to inform and empower people to make decisions about their lives, their communities and democracy.

Deadline: 09/30/2015

NewsU hosts webinar on writing with music [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in finding their distinctive voice can attend the webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on April 20.

Africa

Filmmaking mentorship available [Africa]

Aspiring documentarians can apply to participate in the Good Pitch Kenya 2016.

Deadline: 11/02/2015

Europe

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

Reporting contest focuses on migration [Armenia]

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development, Repat Armenia and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are organizing the journalism contest "Suitcase 2016."

Deadline: 11/01/2016

Thomson Reuters offers course on economic, political reporting [Southeast Europe]

Journalists with at least two years of experience can attend a training program in London and Berlin.

Deadline: 02/13/2017

Latin America

University of Guadalajara offers online workshop on mobile journalism [Latin America, Spain]

Journalists with experience in digital media and who want to apply mobile technology to their work can attend this workshop in Spanish.

Deadline: 10/11/2015

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

Workshop focuses on reporting on aging [Chile]

The Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for a New Iberoamerican Journalism (FNPI, in Spanish) and the Red Latinoamericana de Gerontología are organizing a daylong workshop on the challenges of reporting on the aging population.

Deadline: 09/30/2015

Course on journalism, human rights open [Brazil]

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

Deadline: 08/18/2017

Middle East

Scholarship program in the Netherlands open [MENA]

Journalists and other professionals in Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Syria and Tunisia can apply for scholarships to attend short courses.

Deadline: 10/23/2015

The Times offers foreign correspondent fellowship [UK, MENA]

Journalists can apply for a GBP6,000 grant to spend six weeks abroad, researching and reporting on a foreign news story for the newspaper.

Deadline: 09/19/2016

German scholarships accepting candidates [Egypt]

Journalists and others who received a master’s degree in the past three years can apply for a short-term scholarship to study in Germany.

Deadline: 10/31/2015

US and Canada

Grants for journalism research available [US, Canada]

Junior faculty can receive a US$3,500 research grant through the Emerging Scholars Program.

Deadline: 10/03/2016

Associated Press Media Editors offers workshop [US]

Journalism professionals, academics and students can attend a two-day NewsTrain workshop in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Deadline: 08/25/2016

The Boston Globe offers summer internship [US]

Students enrolled in an undergraduate program or who will be graduating in May or June 2016 may apply, as well as journalism graduate school students who have not had professional journalism experience.

Deadline: 11/02/2015

Pulliam newspaper fellowships available [US]

College juniors, seniors and graduate students focusing on journalism can apply for a paid internship for the summer of 2018 at The Indianapolis Star or The Arizona Republic.

Deadline: 11/01/2017

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