Basic Journalism

Basic Journalism


Training program for citizen journalists [Europe, MENA]

The three-year LADDER project is creating a network of about 50 citizen journalists from the European Union and neighboring countries.

Joan Shorenstein Center Fellowship at Harvard open [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in sharing, expanding and researching public policy and political affairs can apply for a US$30,000 fellowship.

UN Office on Drugs and Crime offers media internship [Egypt]

University students and recent graduates can apply for an internship in Cairo.

Competition for journalism students open [US]

Full-time undergraduate journalism students can compete for a 10-day guided tour to Japan.

Student film festival on women’s issues open [Worldwide]

College and high school students can submit their short films and win cash prizes from Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative and Connecther.

Knight Prototype Fund seeks projects [US]

Media makers, technologists and tinkerers can apply for a US$35,000 grant to take ideas from concept to demo.

How four outlets present news-centered issues through personal essays

Vox, Time magazine and others are going beyond the op-ed to present topical issues through a personal lens. 

Dena Levitz | November 05, 2015

Journalism competition seeks entries [Europe]

Journalists from the 47 countries in the Council of Europe can compete for the European Press Prize worth EUR10,000 (US$10,768).

Photojournalism contest open [Worldwide]

Freelance photographers reporting in conflict zones can apply for the Lucas Dolega Ward. The winner will receive an endowment of EUR10,000 (US$11,344).

Travel scholarship for photographers available [Worldwide]

Aspiring photographers can apply for a mentored trip to capture the people and landscapes of Nepal.