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RECENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOURNALISTS

RECENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOURNALISTS

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New journalism school opens in Dubai

Students in Dubai can now register for a three-year B.A. Honors Journalism and Communication Studies degree offered at Middlesex University Dubai. Starting in September 2010, the degree will train aspiring journalists to write effectively, and to understand a variety of journalistic mediums.

Training workshops to be held during Arab Media Forum

The Dubai Press Club will launch three training workshops on the first day of the Arab Media Forum 2010, to be held May 12 and 13. The workshops will cover citizen journalism, Kuwaiti Media and natural disaster mass communications in the Arab World.

Training program to host international journalists in D.C.

The U.S.-based Committee of Concerned Journalists (CCJ) is now accepting applications for its second in-residence program for international journalists, to be held in Washington, D.C. The program allows mid-career journalists from around the world to further establish themselves, receive training and pursue personal reporting projects in the U.S.

Registration open for Colombian journalism prize on risk prevention

Colombian journalists and students are invited to apply for a journalism prize on risk prevention. Registration is ongoing. Works must have been published or broadcast in any type of media between June 1, 2009 and May 17, 2010.

Low-interest loans available to West African media

On April 13, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) launched a fund to provide low-interest loans to small- and medium-sized media outlets in West Africa.

IJNet launches new information service via cell phones in Mexico

The International Journalists' Network recently launched "IJNet Mobile" in Mexico, a free service for journalists that provides valuable information via cell phone.

Soccer World Cup site seeks reporters

A 2010 South Africa World Cup news platform is looking for reporters of participating countries to provide their nations' latest news stories, as well as editorial articles. The platform, South Africa 2010, is also looking for general reporters to write editorials on more general issues that come up. All those with an interest in journalism and soccer are encouraged to apply.

Nominees sought for Freedom to Publish Prize

The International Publisher's Association (IPA) is seeking nominees for its annual Freedom to Publish Prize, which awards a person, organization or institution that has done significant work to establish and sustain the freedom to publish. The deadline is June 30.

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