Daily Archive: July 6, 2011

Jul 06

Social media training for journalists class accepting applications

Tweet Journalists interested in improving their social media skills can participate in an online course. Offered by The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, the course is taught by Robert Quigley the social media editor for the Austin-American Statesman. The course, offered in English, will be entirely online and is divided into weekly modules, …

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Jul 06

Photojournalism contest on health issues open

Tweet Photographers interested in health issues can participate in an international contest. An international jury of photography experts and representatives from UN and other partner organizations and chaired by internationally-renowned photojournalist Gary Knight will select the winning photographer. The award is supported by the Lilly MDR-TB Partnership. The winner receives US$5,000 in prize money and …

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Jul 06

Investigative journalism competition accepting entries

Tweet Investigative journalists reporting across borders can enter a competition. The Daniel Pearl Awards, sponsored by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, recognize and reward excellence in cross-border investigative reporting. There is also a special citation for reporting carried out in challenging circumstances. The award was created in honor of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel …

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Jul 06

Public communication award open

Tweet The 2011 John F. Murray Prize in Strategic Communication for the Public Good will be awarded by the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at The University of Iowa to a pioneering innovator who uses communications to ennoble the human spirit. Candidates may reside in the United States or elsewhere. The organization seeks an …

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Jul 06

Fellowship on water availability open -South Asia

Tweet The Centre for Science and Environment Journalists from South Asia can apply for a media fellowship to report on their community’s access (or lack thereof) to water sources in the area. The fellowship, sponsored by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), is open to journalists from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and …

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