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The U.S.-based Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) is now accepting book, print, online and broadcast entries from around the world for their 2010 Awards for Reporting on the Environment. Entry fees cost between US$15 and $30. Deadline: April 1. There are a variety of categories in all mediums. Cash prizes are up to US$1,000.
The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering an online course on the coverage of drug trafficking, designed for Latin American journalists. Deadline: February 21, 2010. The course, which will take place March 8 to April 11, intends to provide students with a deeper knowledge of drug trafficking and help them develop the techniques necessary for news coverage.
The Kuwait News Agency recently published a list of journalism training courses that will be held in Kuwait City throughout 2010. The list includes courses in covering press conferences, the basics of news writing, investigative reporting, business and economic news writing, covering breaking news and conducting interviews.
The Qatar-based Al Jazeera Media Training and Development Center recently announced a list of new training courses that will be held in Damascus, Syria throughout 2010. The list includes courses in TV news editing, directing, ilming and lighting and much more.
In our new series, "Fact-Checking Around the World," IJNet will explore the work of organizations that are working to fight misinformation worldwide. The first installment spotlights Chequeado in Argentina.