Tag Archive: democracy

Nov 02

New Book: The Media for Democracy Monitor – A Cross National Study of Leading News Media

Tweet Trappel, J., Nieminen, H., & Nord, L. (Eds.). (2011). The Media for Democracy Monitor: A Cross National Study of Leading News Media. Sweden: Nordicom Mass Media are essential players in a democratic society. This book explores the concepts of freedom, equality, and control and argues that they “are the core fields of media performance …

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Aug 31

Photo contest on democracy open

Tweet Photographers worldwide can enter a contest. The World Youth Movement for Democracy is pleased to announce the launch of its Global Photo Contest. Fifteen semi-finalists will be announced on December 1 2011 and will have their winning photo published on the WYMD Web site. The purpose of this contest is to demonstrate understanding of …

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May 11

Journalism competition for coverage on democracy and human rights calls for entries

Tweet Deadline: 31/08/11 Journalists committed to defending democracy and human rights can enter a competition. The Lorenzo Natali Journalism Prize, sponsored by the European Commission, awards excellence in written, radio and broadcast journalism on the theme of development, democracy and human rights around the world. It was established in memory of former European Commissioner, Lorenzo …

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Oct 05

One-year fellowship available to journalists promoting democracy

Tweet Journalists working in print and online media can apply for a writing fellowship. Finalists will be invited to Washington, D.C., in the spring for interviews. Deadline is February 22. The Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship, sponsored by the Phillips Foundation, funds an original journalistic project that can be delivered in four publishable installments. Full-time fellows …

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Sep 22

Journalism and democracy course to be held in Copenhagen

Tweet Senior journalists interested in political reporting and debate can attend a program in Copenhagen, Denmark. The course runs from November 15 to December 10. The course, “Role of Media in the Democratic Process,” is sponsored by the Danida Fellowship Centre. The main topics to be covered include democratic institutions, journalism ethics, digital opportunities and …

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