Eight journalism opportunities to apply for in November

Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in November. Each is open to journalists worldwide.

IJNet | October 22, 2015

Beyond parachute journalism: One photojournalist’s approach to deep-dive storytelling in Mexico

Scott Brennan could have parachuted in briefly to report on the families whose children disappeared in Mexico last year. Instead, he spent a summer getting to know them and shooting their portraits.

Jennifer Dorroh | October 20, 2015

Tow Center panel examines consequences of using graphic imagery in news coverage

Where should journalists draw the line when publishing photos and video of tragic events? A panel recently discussed the ethics of graphic imagery at Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism.

Sam Berkhead | October 13, 2015

How reporters are using social media to cover the refugee crisis in Europe

With hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees flooding into Europe this summer, several journalists have traveled to the epicenter of the crisis to provide 360-degree coverage.

Sam Berkhead | September 10, 2015

BBC begins building more relationships with hyperlocal media

How the BBC is working with hyperlocal media, how journalists can utilize transparency and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | September 04, 2015

What photojournalists can learn about storytelling from these 'Humans of New York' spinoffs

Two photographers share their goals in creating local versions of 'Humans of New York,' a storytelling project that features a photograph and quote from strangers in the city. 

Dena Levitz | July 28, 2015

Flickr’s Commons expands international resources for journalists

Whether it's for research, adding a visual to a story or finding a story idea, journalists can tap into The Commons, which makes the world's public photography archives freely available to everyone. 

Julie Schwietert Collazo | July 23, 2015

Google to add free photo storage service

Google will launch a photo service and the American Press Institute releases a report on how news organizations remain "tribal" in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by CIMA.

IJNet | May 29, 2015

Moving Walls exhibit blurs lines between artistic photography and photojournalism

Three panelists discussed topics surrounding the exhibit at a recent event hosted by the Tow Center for Digital Journalism.

Gabriel Guzman | May 08, 2015

NICAR15 takeaways: When – and when not – to offer interactive content

A panel at the recent NICAR 2015 conference offered tips for deciding when to build an interactive. 

Elisa Tinsley | March 11, 2015