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Weekly Bulletin
11/16/2015

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Journalism.co.uk organizes conference on digital journalism trends

Hear from digital media experts from The Wall Street Journal, The Times and Sunday Times and the BBC at Journalism.co.uk's news:rewired event Dec. 1 in London.

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Worldwide

Fellowship funds reporting on Sub-Saharan Africa [Worldwide]

Journalists who want to report on energy access and poverty can apply for this fellowship from Discourse Media.

Deadline: 12/07/2016

Webinar offers editing tips [Worldwide]

The American Society of Business Publication Editors is hosting the webinar "10 errors editors are making today” at 1 p.m. EST on Nov. 17 .

Contest honors reporting on Belarus [Worldwide]

Journalists writing about Belarus can compete with works in English, Danish, Spanish, German, French, Ukrainian, Norwegian, Swedish, Bulgarian, Russian and Polish.

Deadline: 01/22/2017

UNESCO seeks entries for design contest on World Press Freedom Day [Worldwide]

This global design contest from UNESCO invites designers to create works that represent the culture of openness and transparency.

Deadline: 11/20/2015

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: 06/16/2017

Travel writing grant calls for applications [Worldwide]

The winner will receive US$5,000 to finance a book or a longform travel writing piece on Latin America or Spain.

Deadline: 11/22/2015

Joan Shorenstein Center Fellowship at Harvard open [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in sharing, expanding and researching public policy and political affairs can apply for a US$30,000 fellowship.

Deadline: 02/01/2017

Africa

Wealth of Nations seeks journalists [Africa]

Journalists with at least two years of experience can apply for training to produce an investigative story on illicit finance and tax abuse.

Deadline: 01/11/2016

Asia Pacific

Fellowships available for journalism master's program [Asia]

Full-time journalists can apply for a fellowship to pursue a two-year master's program in the Philippines at Ateneo de Manila University.

Deadline: 02/28/2017

Europe

Microjournalism competition open [Spain, Latin America]

Contestants can submit up to three stories with 350 words or less on migration in Spanish. The winner will receive EUR360 (US$386).

Deadline: 12/21/2015

Reuters Institute hosts free seminar on shifting media landscape [UK]

Jimmy Maymann, former CEO of The Huffington Post and current executive vice president and president of AOL Content and Consumer Brands, will talk about "Re-shaping online news and media: The shift from destination to distributed media."

Training program for citizen journalists [Europe, MENA]

The three-year LADDER project is creating a network of about 50 citizen journalists from the European Union and neighboring countries.

Deadline: 11/30/2015

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

LinkedIn seeks communications intern [Brazil]

College students who are fluent in English can apply for the position in São Paulo.

Middle East

World Youth Alliance organizes leadership training [MENA]

Young people from Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and the UAE can apply for a two-year training program.

Deadline: 12/01/2015

UN Office on Drugs and Crime offers media internship [Egypt]

University students and recent graduates can apply for an internship in Cairo.

Deadline: 12/31/2015

US and Canada

NBC Sports hosts video contest [US]

Amateur storytellers, student filmmakers and avid sports fans are invited tell a sports story under 10 minutes. The first place winner will receive US$10,000.

Deadline: 01/12/2016

Summer magazine internship open [US]

The American Society of Magazine Editors is accepting candidates for a 10-week program in New York or Washington.

Deadline: 12/01/2016

NPR seeks music, video intern [US]

Aspiring producers can apply for this internship in Washington or New York.

Deadline: 11/21/2015

KJZZ hosts Next Generation Radio [US]

Early-career reporters and producers interested in working for public media can apply for a multimedia ­training project in Phoenix, Arizona.

Deadline: 11/30/2015

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