Scholarships available for journalism training [Europe]

Posted on Aug 7, 2020 in COVID-19 Reporting

Journalists from EU member states, accession and neighboring countries can apply for a scholarship to attend this online training.

The Centre for Media Pluralism and Freedom (CMPF) at the European University Institute is organizing the ninth edition of the annual School for Journalists and Media Practitioners Oct. 19 to Nov. 20. 

This year's edition will cover "Media facing the pandemic: COVID-19." Topics include freedom of expression, freedom of the media and COVID-19 in the European Union and beyond; media market sustainability and alternative business models revenues after COVID-19; investigative journalism and COVID- 19; alternative and accessible technologies to fight disinformation and to sustain ethical journalism; and practice day – data journalism for COVID-19.

At the end of the training, the CMPF will offer up to EUR1,000 to three transnational investigation projects resulting from the program.

Registration costs EUR300. Anyone from around the world can register, but scholarships covering the fee are available only to candidates from EU member states, accession and neighboring countries.

The deadline is Sept. 11.