Basic Journalism

Basic Journalism


UN video competition accepting entries [Worldwide]

Filmmakers ages 9 to 25 are invited to submit films on migration, diversity and social inclusion to PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival.

Community journalism project offers workshops [Brazil]

São Paulo residents ages 16 and older can apply for free training in web journalism, writing for social networking, video reporting, photojournalism and video shooting and editing.

NewsU offers master class on interviewing [Worldwide]

Pulitzer Prize winner Jacqui Banaszynski will share tips on how to use “storyteller questions” to turn subjects into storytellers themselves.

Report well-rounded stories with 'constructive journalism'

The founder of the Constructive Journalism Project offers tips on the practice.

Dena Levitz | May 04, 2015

CUNY-J School has free online courses [Worldwide]

The online education portal at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism features courses on the latest tools and strategies in data, entrepreneurial and visual journalism.

Deadline approaching: Politico journalism institute [US]

University students can apply for an all-expense-paid training program at Politico's headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, and the American University in Washington.

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.

Online course on news judgment open [Worldwide]

This free, six-week course from the University of Hong Kong will help participants identify reliable information in news reports and become better informed about the world.

Overseas reporting fellowship open [US, Germany]

The McCloy Fellowships, sponsored by the American Council on Germany, provide journalists with the opportunity to travel to Europe or the United States to conduct on-site research and pursue stories of their own design.

Ten tips for reporters covering elections worldwide

Sullivan rounds up tips from a recent election-reporting workshop held in Yangon, Myanmar, though the advice is applicable to covering elections around the world. 

Marguerite Hoxie Sullivan | April 27, 2015