Journalism conference calls for papers [Worldwide]

The International Symposium on Online Journalism, organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, seeks research papers on "Digital media and democracy in the Americas" for a special edition of its official academic journal #ISOJ .

Anti-corruption conference offers fellowships [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 34 and younger from developing countries can apply for this conference on Oct. 22 to 24 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

BRIO launches collaborative project for 2018 elections [Brazil]

Journalists and others interested in collaborative journalism and access to information are invited to participate in this project that aims to investigate candidates for public office.

Training program for female journalists open [Africa]

Women with at least two years of media management experience in Botswana, Rwanda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Tanzania or Kenya can apply for a program led by the World Association of Newspaper and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

Sasakawa USA-ICFJ partnership offers study trip to Japan [US]

Journalists with five to seven years of experience currently reporting on international/U.S. security and foreign affairs for U.S. or foreign media outlets can apply to spend a week in Tokyo to learn about military developments and the state of US-Japan relations.

Contest for young journalists accepting entries [Russia]

Russian-speaking journalism students and print, broadcast or online journalists ages 18 to 35 can compete for cash prizes.

Youth journalism contest open [Russia]

Journalists ages 25 and younger can submit articles on socially important issues.

Fact-checking competition open [Africa]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can submit reports that exposed misleading claims made by public figures and institutions.