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How journalists can avoid being manipulated by trolls seeking to spread disinformation

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Media women launch Press Forward to fight against sexual harassment in the newsroom

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Panel discussion advises job seekers to build relationships and gain expertise

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Press Pad to connect UK journalism interns with London lodging — at no cost

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A collaborative project in Venezuela used social videos to document the death of six teenagers

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TruthBuzz Fellowship seeks media professionals, partner organizations [Brazil, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, US]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with the support of Craig Newmark Philanthropies, has launched the TruthBuzz Fellowship, which aims to spur the production of compelling stories that fact-check and debunk misinformation.

NewsU presents online course on fact-checking [Worldwide]

"Hands-on fact-checking: a short course" is a free, self-directed course organized in partnership with the International Fact-Checking Network at the Poynter Institute and the American Press Institute.

Clean Energy Wire organizes media tour on Germany's coal [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in energy, environmental or climate policy can apply to attend this free program to be held June 17 to 20 and learn about Germany's last two remaining hard coal mines that will shut down this year and post-coal business projects.

Deadline: 05/05/2018

BuzzFeed seeks freelance translators [Worldwide]

Experienced translators can apply for this part-time position to translate written and video content in several languages including English, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Korean, Italian, Arabic and more.

Fellowship for science conference available [Worldwide]

Journalists and bloggers with at least three years of experience can apply to visit the Falling Walls Lab and attend its conference in Berlin.

Deadline: 06/24/2018

UN video competition open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers ages 25 and younger are invited to submit films on migration, diversity and social inclusion to the PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival.

Deadline: 06/03/2018


Deadline approaching: NaijaGems Photo Contest [Nigeria]

Amateur and professional photographers ages 21 and older can submit their work for a chance to win Canon photo equipment.

Deadline: 05/04/2018

Course focuses on investigative sports reporting [Africa]

The Thomson Reuters Foundation, as part of the Sports and Society program, will host this all-expenses-paid workshop Aug. 20 to 24 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Deadline: 06/11/2018

Asia Pacific

South China Morning Post seeks multimedia producer/presenter [China]

Experienced video journalists can apply for this position in Hong Kong.

Earth Journalism Network offers Bay of Bengal grants [Asia]

Media organizations, journalism networks, community groups, universities and journalism schools can apply for a grant of up to US$15,000 to support content production, networking, knowledge sharing and/or capacity building.

Deadline: 05/18/2018


Journalism fellowship accepting proposals [UK]

Journalists, writers, documentarians and digital media professionals can apply for the Friends Provident Foundation' Journalist Fellowship to produce work that communicates alternative, economically coherent ideas in an engaging way.

Deadline: 06/07/2018

Thomson Reuters Foundation hosts diversity, resilience workshop for journalists [Central, Eastern Europe]

Journalists who have at least a year of professional experience can apply for an all-expenses-paid program to be held Aug. 25 to 31 in Alpbach, Austria.

Deadline: 05/31/2018

Open Media Hub offers grants for video projects [Eastern Europe, MENA]

TV and online videojournalists, bloggers and citizen journalists, as well as news and journalistic organizations from Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Jordan, Libya, Lebanon, Moldova, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia and Ukraine are eligible.

Deadline: 05/25/2018

Latin America

Course focuses on communication strategies for crisis situations [Latin America]

The University of Guadalajara's Centro de Formación en Periodismo Digital will offer this online course June 18 to July 29.

Deadline: 06/03/2017

Abraji, Lupa organize free fact-checking workshops [Brazil]

The Abraji-Lupa Circuit consists of online and on-site workshops aimed at training more than 1,000 journalists to cover the 2018 elections in Brazil.

Funding available for investigative projects [Mexico]

Mexicans Against Corruption and Impunity will select four investigative projects to receive mentorship and up to MXN25,000 per month.

Deadline: 05/23/2018

Contest for economics reporting seeks entries [Brazil]

Print and online journalists and photojournalists can apply for the Case New Holland prize.

Deadline: 07/31/2018

Middle East

Raif Badawi Award accepting nominations [MENA]

Journalists across the Arab world can be nominated for an award in Germany.

Deadline: 06/01/2018

Contest highlights conflict reporting [MENA]

Journalists reporting in conflict zones can be nominated for the Khaled Alkhateb Memorial Awards.

Deadline: 05/25/2018

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: 06/01/2018

Contest for social justice journalism open [US]

Journalists whose projects reflect a concern for social justice can apply for a US$5,000 award, along with a one-month residency in Blue Mountain Lake, New York.

Deadline: 07/01/2018

Journalism conference offers scholarships [US]

The Society of Professional Journalists grants scholarships for minority, professional and student journalists to attend its annual conference Sept. 27 to 29 in Baltimore.

Deadline: 06/05/2018

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