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Journalism today is more necessary than ever, as countries’ politics become increasingly polarized, the COVID-19 pandemic lingers on, and the global climate crisis intensifies. Telling the stories of the communities affected by these global developments is vital. However, as social media encourages tribalism and the spread of false information, and unethical or clickbait publications vie for your attention, it’s understandable that...

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Journalists, media professionals, researchers and analysts from West African countries can apply for a fellowship. The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID), in partnership with The Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ), is hosting its climate change media fellowship. The fellowship features training and mentorship opportunities, access to data and resources and media appearances on topical climate change issues....

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Women storytellers and women-owned media organizations and outlets based in Africa are eligible for project grants. Africa No Filter is offering grants to African female storytellers and content creators with a goal to give space to voices that are historically misrepresented and underrepresented across the continent. Interested applicants must have a proposed project focused on increasing...

Freelance, local journalism contest open [Worldwide]
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Print and online journalists worldwide can apply for an award. The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund, in partnership with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, organizes the Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism, honoring the work of freelance journalists and of local reporters and fixers in developing countries or nations in transition who often otherwise receive little recognition. The awards feature three...

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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...

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...

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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....

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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...

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),...