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05/02/2016

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Center for Excellence in Journalism offers course in Print Newsroom Management [Pakistan]

This course will explore the challenges of managing the modern newsroom, including balancing the demands of legacy media along with using new tools, such as video, and podcasting. Apply by May 5.

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National Press Foundation hosts webinar on terrorism reporting [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in reporting on violent extremism can attend this free webinar at 12 p.m. EDT on May 11.

Photo contest highlights positive side of migration [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can enter to win a GoPro HERO4 Black camera.

Deadline: 05/15/2016

Science Media Awards and Summit offers fellowship [Worldwide]

Graduate students and early-career professionals can apply to attend a science conference in Boston.

Deadline: 05/16/2016

NewsU offers free webinar on disability reporting [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in going beyond stereotypes in disability journalism can attend this online training session.

Getty Images offers grants for editorial photography [Worldwide]

Photojournalists looking to pursue projects of personal and journalistic significance can apply for a US$10,000 grant.

Deadline: 05/15/2017

Africa

Deadline approaching: media fellowships to AfDB Annual Meetings [Africa]

Journalists who have experience reporting on climate, energy and/or environmental topics can apply for a fellowship to attend the African Development Bank Annual Meetings in Lusaka, Zambia.

Deadline: 05/05/2016

Asia Pacific

ICFJ offers training on digital tools for public interest reporting [India]

Midcareer journalists working at either English or vernacular-language media organizations in Patna (Bihar) and Kolkata (West Bengal) and journalism students can apply for a two-day training program.

Europe

Summer school for journalists and media managers open [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Professional journalists and media managers from post-Soviet states can register to attend this school in Riga, Latvia.

Trainee program for minority journalists open [Germany]

Journalists of color or in exile can apply for an 18-month training program to gain access to major German media houses.

Deadline: 05/30/2016

Documentary festival accepting entries [Russia, CIS, Baltic]

Filmmakers can submit their work to a film festival in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Deadline: 07/20/2017

Latin America

Essay contest seeks submissions [Latin America, Spain]

Argentina's Grupo Heterónimos is accepting entries on social sciences, philosophy, history, psychoanalysis, anthropology, literary criticism, journalism, education or any other field of knowledge related to the humanities.

Deadline: 12/10/2017

Training in science, health reporting open [Brazil]

Young journalists and graduates of other specialties can participate in this free program in São Paulo.

Deadline: 05/08/2016

CIESPAL offers online courses for journalists [Latin America]

The International Center for Higher Communication Studies for Latin America is launching trainings on different topics of relevance for journalists and media professionals.

Abraji holds investigative journalism conference [Brazil]

The Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism invites journalism professionals and students to this event June 29 to July 1 in São Paulo.

Middle East

Fellowship for political journalism in Germany available [MENA]

Young journalists from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Israel and Palestine can apply for a two-month reporting fellowship in Germany.

Deadline: 06/16/2017

Swedish Institute offers seed funding [Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe]

Civil society organizations, foundations and other professional actors can apply for media project funding.

Deadline: 05/17/2016

US and Canada

Writing residency accepting applicants [US]

Journalists, essayists, economists, naturalists, screenwriters and other writers can apply for a two- or four-week session at the Mesa Refuge in Point Reyes Station, California.

Deadline: 12/01/2017

Fellowship for editorial writing available [US]

Midcareer editorial writers or columnists can apply for a US$75,000 fellowship to expand their knowledge of a public interest issue.

Deadline: 06/22/2017

ICFJ accepting applications for trip to Japan [US]

Journalists can apply for the 19-day reporting tour as part of the "Illuminating Today's Japan for American Audiences" program.

Deadline: 07/31/2017

Fellowships to attend women symposium open [US]

The Journalism & Women Symposium will bring women journalists to its Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP) in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Deadline: 05/15/2017

ASNE hosts cybersecurity workshop [US]

The American Society of News Editors (ASNE) is organizing the workshop "Cybersecurity for Editors" on June 3 and 4 at the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism.

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