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Q&A with Marta Monteiro: The role of illustrations in international news

The Portuguese illustrator explains the challenges of illustrating for news and how the medium of drawing can offer readers a richer understanding of what’s happening in the world.

Julie Schwietert Collazo | September 02, 2015

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOURNALISTS

National Press Foundation hosts journalism contest [US]

Journalists and media organizations can apply for seven awards for outstanding use of journalism.

LinkedIn offers online tutorial for journalists [Asia Pacific]

Journalists interested in learning more about how to find sources, enterprise story ideas and expand audience reach can sign up for a free seminar.

UNDP launches storytelling contest on climate change [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 35 and younger from developing countries can apply for a chance to cover the annual U.N. Conference of Parties (COP21) in Paris.

News Impact Summit Warsaw open [Europe]

The European Journalism Centre (EJC) and the Google News Lab are organizing a public event featuring some of the best practices in digital content strategies as well as cutting edge data-driven storytelling and investigative methods from around the world.

Competition for agriculture journalism open [Philippines]

Print and broadcast journalists who cover agricultural issues can apply for the Bright Leaf Awards.

Deadline approaching: journalism fellowship [India, Pakistan]

Midcareer journalists who cover politics and economics can apply for an eight-week trip to the United Kingdom.

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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.

Develop a story idea on Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) throughout this Gates Foundation-sponsored fellowship, and get the opportunity to work with health reporting mentors, interview experts and take part in a story lab in Nairobi, Kenya in February 2016.

The Global Investigative Journalism Conference will take place Oct. 8-11 in Lillehammer, Norway. Register today to attend the conference, which will feature more than 150 sessions, top journalists and other experts in the media field.

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