Basic Journalism

Basic Journalism


Free webinar on interviewing available [Russia]

Russian-speaking journalists interested in strengthening their interviewing skills can attend this free webinar.

Travel writing scholarship available [Worldwide]

Three aspiring writers will take part in a workshop in Melbourne, followed by a 10-day trip across Australia.

Reuters Institute offers fellowship [Middle East]

Journalists from Lebanon, Palestine and Syria can apply for the Asfari Fellowship at Oxford University in England.

UNICEF hosts digital reporting internship [Somalia]

Aspiring digital journalists ages 15 to 24 can apply for this training program in Mogadishu.

The Chronicle seeks interns [US]

Early-career and aspiring journalists interested in covering higher education can apply for this internship in Washington.

Scholarship available to study in the US [Caribbean, Brazil]

Undergraduate students can apply for a US$5,000 to US$50,000 scholarship from singer Rihanna's Clara Lionel Foundation.

Deadline approaching: grants for journalism training [UK]

The Journalism Diversity Fund offers grants to budding, diverse British journalists planning to attend courses accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists.

In defense of old-school reporting tactics in the age of data journalism

ICFJ Knight Fellow Christopher Guess explains why data journalism technologies will never replace tried-and-true journalism skills.

Christopher Guess | May 17, 2016

Communication conference open [Brazil]

Media scholars and professionals are invited to this weeklong event in São Paulo.

CIIJ releases journalistic style guide for writing about diversity

The Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism’s Diversity Style Guide offers useful definitions and guidelines for journalists writing about today’s multifaceted, complex society.

Sam Berkhead | May 10, 2016