Hold on to your hats everyone, I've got some good news:
The European Journalism Centre is proud to announce that it has received financial support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance journalistic coverage of issues related to global development and the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals. Therefore, in 2013 the EJC will implement a grants programme supported by the Gates Foundation.
The Centre will…Continue
(Australia) Federal Labor backbencher Steve Gibbons has called for fines for journalists who publish misleading or incorrect stories.
Mr Gibbons, the Member for Bendigo, told Parliament that people were losing faith in journalism and voiced concerns about the lack of accountability in the sector.
He said recommendations from the Finkelstein independent review of the media did not go far enough and journalists should be fined for their…Continue
Are you a journalist? Are you looking for the right expert to contact for your next article on food research? Would you like to enlarge your network all over Europe, but this is something that is turning out to be very difficult?
Introducing the MAITRE online platform, which is an open database that…Continue
Added by Hanna McLean on July 5, 2012 at 16:31 — No Comments
Just to let you all know, registration for the EU Health Prize for Journalists is open. The prize is awarded to stimulate high-quality journalism that raises awareness of issues related to healthcare and patients' rights. The prize highlights health policy initiatives contained in the "Europe for Patients" campaign.
This year's theme for the…Continue
Added by Hanna McLean on June 26, 2012 at 10:41 — No Comments
I'm a Vilnius-based Russian journalist. Recently I received the e-mail from the U.S. Embassy in Lithuania. No, it wasn't about "green card". It was the invitation from a lady from the PR & Cultural Section, to meet H.E. Ambassador - as well as to celebrate the glorious 4th of July. Though I don't care about Snickers and cheeseburgers, I wrote a most polite reply - that I'd gladly come and take part in the…Continue
Added by Vladimir Vodo on June 25, 2012 at 12:02 — No Comments
For more information about the program, please visit the…Continue
Added by Hanna McLean on June 14, 2012 at 11:24 — No Comments
The ThinkBrigade website has officially launched! Thinkbrigade is an independent online magazine, which is published by a united, collaborative and multi-media team of 35 international reporters. It aims to showcase “best practices” of multimedia reporting through a team-based method where sharing ideas and skills takes place in order to cover the…Continue
Opoku was my college colleague we both pursued journalism at the same institute. He left campus when i was still polishing my thesis for award of diploma in marketing, a joint programme i offered. We both had opportunity to publish pieces of articles in national dailies in Ghana.
I was however lucky to have one of my articles published in a Greek national newspaper, ^ΚΥΡΙΑΚΑΤΙΚΗ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡOΤΥΠΙΑ, well, i was so excited when Rina of EJC mailed the copy to me though i could not read in…Continue
Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on March 27, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments
The 2012 festival workshops are now online. There are currently 37 workshops to choose from. All festival workshops are free entry. Check the workshops category on the website programme page for full details.
These workshops provide a unique opportunity to augment your knowledge and skills in the…Continue
Added by Hanna McLean on February 28, 2012 at 11:00 — No Comments
I'd like to share with you an extract from my good friend Musarrat Ullah Jan's recent article on his work as a suicide blast reporter in Peshawar, Pakistan.
Please click through to read the whole piece and give it the attention to the world it deserves.
In current situation I worried about my family, yesterday I saw the body parts of young kids in Kohat bus stand, whose half head…Continue
Added by Emma Brewin on February 27, 2012 at 8:59 — No Comments
|Milena Jesenská Fellowships for Journalists|
2012 / 2013 — Call…
Added by Hanna McLean on February 24, 2012 at 15:30 — No Comments
EUI Traineeship Offer – Journalist
Added by Hanna McLean on February 23, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments
Listen up everybody!
A second round of applications is now open in the IPI News Innovation Contest, a media innovation contest run by the International Press Institute (IPI) and funded by Google.…Continue
Added by Hanna McLean on February 1, 2012 at 15:51 — No Comments
For all of you food scientists out there, the MAITRE project has just announced that it has four new media training seminars coming up in Italy, Hungary, Turkey and Poland. Registration is now open, so be sure to visit the website for more information and to sign up.
MAITRE is an EU funded project that will run 50…Continue
Added by Hanna McLean on January 24, 2012 at 15:43 — No Comments
Get ready for some exciting news everyone!
The Data Journalism Awards (DJA) are now accepting submissions! With over EUR 40,000 in prizes, you do not want to miss this opportunity.
The DJA's are organized by the Global Editors Network, implemented in…Continue
Added by Hanna McLean on January 20, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments
It has been recently reported that Stephen Glass, a former journalist, whose career fell to pieces after it was discovered that most of his stories…Continue
In a world where citizen journalism is becoming more and more prevalent and seemingly simpler, do you often find yourself wondering, “What kind of resources are out there that can help me get started?”
Added by Hanna McLean on December 5, 2011 at 15:00 — No Comments
Hey all you video journalists! You don't want to miss this. This is for YOU:
Amsterdam, November 23rd 2011 – Today at IDFA (International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam) a major new partnership was announced at a panel dedicated to the discussion of new funding. The Bertha Foundation is investing in BRITDOC's future, joining the Board of Directors and launching two new funds worth £1.5 million…
Added by Hanna McLean on November 24, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments
On both sides of the communications barricades news agency reporting is often compared to producing commodities. At RIA Novosti top editors often use the phrase 'sausage factory' to illustrate our way of making newswires. There are two strong points in favor of such approach – consistency of content and balance of its accuracy.Continue
Added by Valery Levchenko on November 13, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments
I launched cuttings.me last month after finding that there was no easy way to collate my cuttings together online. It offers journalists a free, easy-to-use and beautiful way to showcase their work – here’s a quick overview of how I did it.
I’d never describe myself as a coder – I’m a journalist fascinated by technology, a bit of a geek maybe, but definitely not a programmer. If you asked me to write an iterative…Continue