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03/20/2017

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Local newspaper in Brazil creates roadmap for digital innovation

By Elyssa Pachico

Prize-winning photojournalist: for great pictures, try planning and patience

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Four common problems people face with Facebook Instant Articles — and how to solve them

By Irshad Daftari

India innovators debate how to handle fake news

By Elyssa Pachico

Global business journalism program offers experience covering China's economy

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Minority journalists: apply by March 27 to report overseas in a country of your choosing.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Human rights fellowship for women journalists open [Worldwide]

The International Women's Media Foundation seeks applications for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, which includes coursework at MIT and media internships.

Deadline: 04/11/2017

Fellowships available for investigative journalism conference [Worldwide]

Journalists in developing or transitioning countries can apply for a fellowship to attend the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Deadline: 05/15/2017

Deadline approaching: cultural journalism fellowship in Colombia [Worldwide]

Print and digital journalists who are fluent in English can apply to travel to Colombia and explore the relationship between journalism and fiction with García Márquez’s "One hundred years of solitude" serving as a roadmap.

Deadline: 03/21/2017

Fellowships available for reporting on women, LGBT rights [Worldwide]

Professional journalists who have reported for influential media outlets can apply for a fellowship from the International Reporting Project (IRP).

Deadline: 03/24/2017

Visura offers photo grant [Worldwide]

Photojournalists can enter a contest for a chance to win US$5,000.

Deadline: 04/03/2017

Journalism 360° Challenge launched [Worldwide]

The Knight Foundation, in partnership with Google News Lab and the Online News Association (ONA), seeks immersive journalism ideas for a chance to win a share of US$250,000.

Deadline: 04/10/2017

Summer school for filmmakers open [Worldwide]

Students in film direction, cinematography, animation, multimedia and computer graphics can participate in this summer school in Russia.

Deadline: 05/10/2017

Africa

National Film and Video Foundation offers international bursaries [South Africa]

Aspiring filmmakers can apply for a scholarship to study abroad.

Deadline: 03/31/2017

Reporting grants available [Africa]

French-speaking African journalists can apply for a grant from the Wits China-Africa Reporting Project to examine the relationship between China and francophone African countries. 

Deadline: 03/30/2017

Asia Pacific

SAJA reporting fellowship available [South Asia]

Freelancers and staff journalists in any medium who have demonstrated experience in completing high-level, comprehensive journalistic projects can apply for the South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA) fellowship.

Deadline: 05/15/2017

Europe

BBC offers production traineeship [UK]

Aspiring TV, radio and digital producers can apply for this program in London.

Deadline: 01/07/2018

Scholarships for journalism bootcamp available [Europe, US]

University students who are citizens of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the United States can participate in this summer program in Prague.

Deadline: 05/07/2017

Latin America

Free workshop focuses on Google tools for journalists [Mexico]

Google México and Periodistas de a Pie are offering a daylong training to help journalists incorporate maps, data visualizations and search tools into their work.

Deadline: 03/31/2017

Deadline approaching: scholarship program [Brazil]

Journalism students, among others, can apply for scholarships to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies in Brazil and abroad.

Deadline: 03/24/2017

Contest on coverage of transportation technology open [Brazil]

Journalists who work for print or digital media can compete for a prize offered by Brazil's Society of Engineers.

Deadline: 05/31/2017

Middle East

Journal seeks papers on media and politics [MENA]

Journalists, academics and students are invited to submit papers to Arab Media & Society, the biannual journal of the Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism at the American University in Cairo.

Deadline: 11/24/2017

World Bank hosts Youth Essay Competition [Egypt]

Individuals ages 30 and younger are invited to write about social entrepreneurship for a chance to win a cash prize.

Deadline: 03/30/2017

US and Canada

PBS NewsHour seeks summer fellow [US]

Undergraduate and graduate students who receive need-based financial assistance can apply for the inaugural Gwen Ifill Fellowship in Washington.

Deadline: 03/24/2017

Freedom of the Press Foundation seeks reporter/researcher [US]

Journalists with at least two years of reporting experience can apply for this position in San Francisco or New York.

Contest recognizes LGBT reporting [US]

Print, broadcast and online journalists who covered LGBT issues can compete for an award from the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA).

Deadline: 03/27/2017

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