Daily Archive: July 27, 2011

Jul 27

Science journalists can apply for an award.

Tweet The AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards, organized by the Kavli Foundation, recognize outstanding reporting for a general audience and honor individuals for coverage of the sciences, engineering and mathematics. Reporters working for U.S.-based media outlets can send submissions in the following categories: large newspaper, small newspaper, magazine, TV (spot news/feature reporting), TV (in-depth reporting), …

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Jul 27

FAO launches photo contest

Tweet Photographers can participate in a competition. The Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO) Near East Regional Office has launched a photography competition: “Forests in Photos” under the theme of “Forests for People.” Photographers must be a citizen of a Near East country. Eligible countries include: Afghanistan, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Islamic Republic of Iran, …

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Jul 27

Call for proposals: interactive journalism conference

Tweet Educators, journalists, scholars can submit proposals for a conference. Journalism Interactive 2011 will bring together educators, journalists, scholars and students to explore how journalism schools are meeting the challenge of the digital age. During two days of workshops, training, presentations and provocative dialogues, we will explore how social media, mobile reporting and other digital …

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Jul 27

Samuel admits Austar merger critical

Tweet The outgoing boss of Australia’s competition watchdog admits he is leaving his successor with a difficult issue to resolve – the planned $2 billion takeover of pay TV operator Austar by rival Foxtel. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has delayed its decision on the bid until September, indicating it sees problems in …

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Jul 27

Online video viewing continues to surge as young ditch TV for PC

Tweet In what may be a wakeup call to the TV industry, online video is continuing to surge according to the annual Metacafe sponsored study on web-based TV services. The survey revealed an across the board upward trend in online video watching with marked increases in online video viewing on a daily, weekly and absolute …

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