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Journalism industry gets a dedicated domain extension with .press

Journalists can use the .press domain extension to customize their existing sites or online portfolios, while aligning themselves with others in the media community. 

Margaret Looney | April 24, 2015

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOURNALISTS

Competition for war correspondents open [Worldwide]

The Bayeux-Calvados Award for War Correspondents honors coverage of conflict situations or news events relating to the fight for freedom and democracy.

East-West Center hosts senior journalism seminar [Asia, MENA, US]

Twelve to fourteen U.S. journalists and journalists from countries with significant Muslim populations will be selected for a three-week cross-cultural trip to three U.S. cities, Malaysia and India.

Free online course on diversity reporting open [Russia, Central Asia]

Journalists, media experts, educators and students who want to learn how to cover ethnic, linguistic and cultural diversity can register for this course available in Kyrgyz and Russian.

Independent journalism training open [Libya]

The Rory Peck Trust and the Libyan Institute for Advanced Studies invite freelance journalists looking to develop their careers in the news industry and strengthen their safety awareness.

Free course on reporting on indigenous communities in Asia, Africa [Eastern Europe]

Journalists, photojournalists and journalism students from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia can take this online course.

Scholarships for news literacy program available [Eurasia]

Journalists, scholars and students from Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia can participate in this summer school in Poznań, Poland.

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Journalists – both experienced and at the start of their careers – are invited to apply for the International Journalism MA at City University London. Places are available starting in September 2015.

Journalists from Brazil, China, India, Russia and Sub-Saharan Africa who cover maternal and child health can submit their work to Johnson & Johnson and ICFJ for a US$1,000 cash prize and an all-expenses-paid trip to the United States.

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