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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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Argentine university offers long-distance postgraduate course

Journalists and journalism students can register for a post-graduate course that will train participants in digital journalism. The course will begin in April 2010. Registration is ongoing. Organized by Universidad de Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina, the six-month course will focus on the latest topics related to informing via the Internet. Registration costs US$738.

Online Spanish-language course to train journalists in digital tools

Journalists in Latin America and the Caribbean can take an online course entitled "Digital Tools for Journalists," which will take place January 11 to February 21, 2010. Deadline: December 22.

Arab bloggers invited to discuss women's issues

Arab bloggers are invited to participate in a campaign that aims to urge the Arab blogging community to discuss women’s issues in society and culture. From December 24 to 31, Arab bloggers can express their opinions and observations relating to Arab women, openly and without restraint.

Web site on European issues available in Turkish and Croatian

A Web site that provides journalists details and essential information about the European Union is now available in Croatian and Turkish. The Web site, EU4Journalists, also provides the contact info of EU press officers, as well as background on EU policy and links to recent developments.

Journalists from conflict zones invited to apply for peace building grant

Journalists from Afghanistan, Colombia, Iran, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Sudan interested in pursuing a peace building project can apply for a United States Institute of Peace grant. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Map of journalism training in Latin America available online

A map of journalism training programs in Latin America is available online. The work is divided into regions: Brazil, Southern Cone, Andean Countries, Central America, Carribean and Mexico.

Singapore media conference calls for papers

A media conference to be held in Singapore invites paper submissions on topics which can include media in a globalizing world, new media and media development. The deadline to submit paper abstracts is February 1, 2010. The conference will be held June 21 to 23 at Suntec City, Singapore.

Writing, editing course open to Arab journalists

Arab Journalists are invited to participate in a five-day training course on writing and editing news and feature articles from December 20 to 24 in Cairo, Egypt. Organized by the Arab Public Relations Association and Arab Journalists’ Network, the course will be led by an elite group of journalism professors from Egyptian universities.

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