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The European Journalism Centre announces journalism grants for innovations in development reporting

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…

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Added by Hanna McLean on January 21, 2013 at 13:30 — 2 Comments

MAITRE Project: Open Platform for Journalists and Researchers

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…

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Added by Hanna McLean on July 5, 2012 at 16:31 — No Comments

The EU Health Prize for Journalists

Hey guys,

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…

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Added by Hanna McLean on June 26, 2012 at 10:41 — No Comments

Master in European Journalism Registration Open

For more information about the program, please visit the…

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Added by Hanna McLean on June 14, 2012 at 11:24 — No Comments

The ThinkBrigade Website Launches

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…

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Added by Hanna McLean on April 13, 2012 at 15:07 — 1 Comment

International Journalism Festival Workshops Online

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…

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Added by Hanna McLean on February 28, 2012 at 11:00 — No Comments

Milena Jesenska Fellowships for Journalists now Accepting Applications

Milena Jesenská Fellowships for Journalists
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2012 / 2013 — Call…

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Added by Hanna McLean on February 24, 2012 at 15:30 — No Comments

The European University Institute Seeks Journalism Graduate for Paid Traineeship

 

EUI Traineeship Offer – Journalist

Communications…

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Added by Hanna McLean on February 23, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments

The BBC Academy Presents the BBC Editorial Leadership Programme in London

 

Transform your journalism through unique access to the most trusted journalists in the world.

 

This intense 5-day programme helps you define yourself as an editorial leader.  With access to BBC newsrooms and…

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Added by Hanna McLean on February 20, 2012 at 12:11 — 1 Comment

Royal Reporter James Whitaker Has Died

I was so sad to hear the news. The Guardian Blog has just reported that Royal Reporter James Whitaker died today at the age of 71. The Royal Editor of the Daily Mail Reporter was known for bringing us many enthralling stories about the royal family, including the story of Diana, Princess of Whales's, eating disorder.…

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Added by Hanna McLean on February 15, 2012 at 12:26 — No Comments

Social Media Tips for Businesses: How Pinterest Could Help You

 

As I was browsing the morning headlines and quietly sipping my coffee, I came across an article from Entrepreneur entitled, "How Pinterest is Becoming the Next Big Thing in Social Media for Business". In case you haven't heard of it,…

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Added by Hanna McLean on February 9, 2012 at 9:30 — No Comments

10 Best Practice Tips for Facebook Page Content Publishing

This article is by Jeff Bullas and was originally published on jeffbullas.com. I do not own any of the material. All rights reserved.



Before the rise of the social media age obtaining feedback negative or positive was restricted to private abuse over the phone, compliments in a personal email or a glowing testimonial in a…

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Added by Hanna McLean on February 7, 2012 at 15:30 — No Comments

The WordPress Bible - Everything You Need to Know About Starting Your Own Website and More

Are you currently trying to start up your own website, but don't know where or how to get started? Are you getting frustrated with complicated programs that you just don't understand? Well, look no

further because WordPress is here to save the day.

WordPress is a fairly simple program that allows you to create…

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Added by Hanna McLean on February 2, 2012 at 14:39 — No Comments

IPI News Innovation Contest 2012 Open for Submissions

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.…

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Added by Hanna McLean on February 1, 2012 at 15:51 — No Comments

The MAITRE Project Announces Four Upcoming Media Training Seminars

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…

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Added by Hanna McLean on January 24, 2012 at 15:43 — No Comments

The Data Journalism Awards are now accepting submissions!

Get ready for some exciting news everyone!

 

*Drumroll please*

 

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…

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Added by Hanna McLean on January 20, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments

Renowned News Fabricator, Stephen Glass, Claims He Now Wants to be a Lawyer

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…

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Added by Hanna McLean on December 6, 2011 at 11:30 — 3 Comments

Presenting Blottr: The People Powered News Source

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?” 

 

Well, look no further! Recently, I came across a fantastic citizen…

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Added by Hanna McLean on December 5, 2011 at 15:00 — No Comments

Funding Alert! Announcing a New Documentary Journalism Fund!

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…

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Added by Hanna McLean on November 24, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

Need Some Handy Tips for Using Facebook Ads?

Nowadays, when it comes to advertising, a person has to get pretty creative if they want to be noticed. With numerous ways to promote a brand and big names such as Facebook and Apple floating around out there, "Where do I even begin?" is a question swirling around many people's heads.



Recently, Mashable posted an article entitled "Facebook Ads: 5 Tips for Success". Originally published on the …

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Added by Hanna McLean on August 30, 2011 at 11:00 — No Comments

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