Writing and Editing

Writing and Editing


Three steps to ensure responsible desk reporting on Mexico stories

The Associated Press recently misspelled the name of Mexico's former first lady, and didn't issue a correction. In light of the recent flub, here are three strategies for reporting with accuracy.

Julie Schwietert Collazo | July 01, 2015

Wilson Center offers research grant [MENA]

Journalists, media scholars and researchers can apply for a three-month fellowship in the United States.

NPR's Storytelling Lab started 'like a pop-up restaurant'

NPR's Michael May explains how public radio's Storytelling Lab works, why infographics are important and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by CIMA.

IJNet | June 19, 2015

Fact-checking competition open [Africa]

Print, broadcast and online journalists are invited to submit reports that exposed misleading claims made by public figures and institutions.

Sky News seeks editor [MENA]

Journalists with extensive experience in television news at a senior level can apply for this position in Abu Dhabi.

CIMA panel: Journalists need more training in diversity to overcome 'black and white' reporting

A recent panel hosted by the Center for International Media Assistance and the Media Diversity Institute examined how journalists can conduct inclusive reporting, even on deadline. 

Margaret Looney | June 12, 2015

Contest seeks essays on freedom [Worldwide]

The Bastiat Prize for Journalism offers US$10,000 for an outstanding work on the importance of freedom.

Youth journalism contest open [Russia]

Journalists ages 25 and younger can submit articles on socially important issues.

Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies seeks media officer [North Africa]

Media professionals can apply for this position in Tunis, Tunisia.

Travel essay contest open [Worldwide]

Writers anywhere can submit travel articles, anecdotes and reflections to the blog I Must Be Off!, based in Germany.