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Applications open for the African Academy for Open Source Investigation [Africa]

Applications open for the African Academy for Open Source Investigation [Africa]

Media outlets in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal can apply. Applications for the African Academy for Open Source Investigation, spearheaded by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and supported by the U.S. Department of State, are open. The initiative aims to build the capacity of local expert analysts in the four target countries to proactively spot and address problematic …

8 worldwide journalism opportunities to apply to in September

8 worldwide journalism opportunities to apply to in September

With September quickly approaching, many are ready for a fresh start, and eager to find new opportunities. Check out these fellowships, festivals and grant applications with deadlines next month. Each opportunity is open to journalists globally. Human rights film festival  Deadline: September 3, 2021 Documentary filmmakers who focus on human rights can submit their work to …

National Press Foundation offers fellowship on covering rare diseases [Worldwide]

National Press Foundation offers fellowship on covering rare diseases [Worldwide]

Journalists around the world can apply for this fellowship and a US$3,000 reporting grant. The National Press Foundation (NPF) is offering an online fellowship on covering rare diseases. Twenty fellows will be selected for the program. The program includes online briefings from top world experts in rare diseases, diagnostics, massive parallel genomic sequencing, artificial intelligence and medical ethics. …

Thomson Foundation hosts journalism competition [Worldwide]

Thomson Foundation hosts journalism competition [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 30 and younger working in developing countries can compete for this award. The Thomson Foundation is organizing the 2021 Young Journalist Award, in partnership with the Foreign Press Association (FPA). In previous years, three finalists were flown to London for the gala award night. If traveling is restricted by late November, finalists will be honored in other ways. Journalists working in countries …

ARHR calls for the submission of abstracts on malaria research and interventions

ARHR calls for the submission of abstracts on malaria research and interventions

The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR), has called for the submission of abstracts on malaria research and interventions to be presented at the up-coming Malaria Research Conference to be held in September 2021. In a statement issued in Accra, the Alliance requested that the abstracts from research and academic institutions, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), …

Human rights film festival accepting entries [Worldwide]

Human rights film festival accepting entries [Worldwide]

Documentarians are invited to submit their films on human rights. The Watch Docs Festival, organized by the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, will take place Dec. 3 to 10 in Warsaw, Poland. Entries must have been completed after Jan. 1, 2020. All submissions must be submitted in English or Polish or with English subtitles. The winners will …

7 worldwide journalism opportunities to apply to in July

7 worldwide journalism opportunities to apply to in July

Anew month upcoming means a new set of opportunities for journalists around the world to apply to. Check out these contests, awards and fellowships with deadlines next month. Each opportunity is open to journalists worldwide. Environmental journalism award Deadline: July 1, 2021 News organizations that provide young audiences with information and hope for saving the …

Fellowships available for online investigative journalism conference [Worldwide]

Fellowships available for online investigative journalism conference [Worldwide]

Print and broadcast journalists from developing and transitioning countries can apply for fellowships to attend an online investigative journalism conference. The Global Investigative Journalist Network (GIJN) is offering fellowships to a limited number of journalists to attend the 2021 Global Investigative Journalism Conference, Nov. 1 to 5. Fellows will get free admission for the full duration of …

One World Media hosts short docs forum [Worldwide]

One World Media hosts short docs forum [Worldwide]

Filmmakers of short documentaries with new and original narratives can apply for this program. One World Media is organizing the Global Short Docs Forum online in October and November. Twelve filmmakers will be selected to attend a series of online workshops, mentoring and one-to-one pitches with representatives of online platforms. Applicants must submit a documentary project up to 30 minutes …

Center for Investigative Journalism summer course [Worldwide]

Center for Investigative Journalism summer course [Worldwide]

Freelance journalists, staff writers and media organizations around the world can attend this online course. As part of the #CIJSummer Investigative Journalism Conference 2021, the Centre for Investigative Journalism is hosting a four-part course on the Story-Based Inquiry method, which has been successfully used by thousands of journalists, academics and NGO researchers. The sessions are: from question to hypothesis, nailing the …