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Yoani Sánchez’s 14ymedio aspires to become the go-to source of independent news for Cubans

The news site, celebrating its first-year anniversary, aims to make sure Cubans get the necessary information so they can make informed decisions in a post-Castro Cuba.

Maite Fernandez | May 26, 2015

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOURNALISTS

NewsU at Poynter offers webinar on video storytelling [Worldwide]

Journalists who want to go beyond video reporting can attend this hour-long webinar.

Summer school for investigative journalists open [Europe]

Journalists from the Baltic and EU Eastern Partnership countries can apply for a scholarship to participate in this program in Riga, Latvia.

NBCUniversity workshop open [US]

The one-day intensive workshop in broadcast journalism will take place during AAJA’s 25th Annual National Convention in San Francisco.

Google organizes 10-city mobile training [Brazil]

The Mobile Day will take place simultaneously in movie theaters across the country, featuring a documentary with leading Brazilian and international experts on the mobile era.

Travel writing scholarship available [Worldwide]

Three aspiring writers will take part in a workshop in San Francisco, followed by a 10-day trip across the United States.

Deadline approaching: UNDP Equator Prize [Worldwide]

Environmental journalists who work with local and indigenous organizations can submit a nomination to this award from the United Nations Development Programme.

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The fifth annual GEN Summit, organized by the Global Editors Network, will be held in Barcelona from 17-19 June under the title “Prototyping the Future of News”. The Summit will bring together the brightest minds in the industry to discuss and challenge the future of media. Learn more here.

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.

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.

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