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RECENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOURNALISTS

RECENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOURNALISTS

IJNet curates the latest opportunities from around the world to satisfy the training needs of professional and aspiring journalists alike. Filter our collection of fellowships, workshops, online courses and media jobs by region, topic or deadline.

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Online courses offered to Spanish-speaking journalists

Spanish-speaking journalists can register for online courses through the Argentinean School of Communication. Registration is ongoing. Some of the courses offered include sports reporting, cultural journalism, interviewing techniques and op-ed writing. Every fifteen days, students can participate in chat sessions with a professor.

Deadline approaching: Radio journalism conference to be held in Switzerland

Radio journalists interested in the impact of social media and the internet are encouraged to attend a conference in Geneva.

New courses offered to journalists in South Africa

Three new courses for South African journalists are being offered in October at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism in Johannesburg. The first course, “How to be an Effective Freelancer,” will help journalists break into the business, and will provide information on networking, finding a niche and negotiating rates. Dates: October 6 and 7.

Online journalism academy founded to promote press freedom

Mid-career journalists interested in press freedom and international networking will soon have the opportunity to enroll in an online journalism academy. The academy plans to enroll 20 journalists by the end of 2011.

Competition seeks works by Iraqi journalists on terrorism

Print, broadcast and online journalists and documentary filmmakers from across Iraq are invited to participate in a nationwide competition of works on terrorism in the country. The competition is part of a new campaign organized by a group of Iraqi journalists to archive journalism on terror in Iraq. Applicants must submit a high-resolution photo and well-documented published work.

Arab journalists invited to social media forum in Jordan

Arab journalists and media professionals can attend the Arab Social Media Forum in Amman, Jordan, on December 11. The event is being touted as the first in the Middle East and North Africa region to focus solely on social media topics. Participants will share social engagement approaches and experiences.

Investigative journalism conference to be held in Belgium

Investigative journalists interested in new media and research methods can attend a conference in Ghent, Belgium. The conference will take place November 19 and 20.

Guide on reporting human rights in Iran

A human rights advocacy group has published a guide on interviewing Iranian officials and reporting abuses in the country. In advance of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s trip to New York, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran released a report urging the media to focus on the ongoing human rights crisis in Iran.

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