2012 Olympics photography contest launched
Photographers who want to their test stamina for sports coverage can enter a contest to cover the 2012 London Olympics.
To win that all-expenses paid trip, they'll have to be one of the best photographers to cover a pentathlon event held this year in: Palm Springs (US), Sassari (Italy), Budapest (Hungary), Chengdu (China)m, London (Great Britain) and Cairo (Egypt).
Online investigative journalists can submit articles to a competition. The Digital Heretics Journalism Award, sponsored by Google, honors investigative journalists who have made innovative use of the Internet. Entries should incorporate video, audio, tex
Online investigative journalists can submit articles to a competition.
The Digital Heretics Journalism Award, sponsored by Google, honors investigative journalists who have made innovative use of the Internet. Entries should incorporate video, audio, text, photographs or animation and use unique online tools such as crowdsourcing, collaborative journalism and mash-ups.
International Journalism MA at City University London's prestigious J-school seeks globally-minded students for the class of 2011/12
The International Journalism MA at City University London’s world-renowned Graduate School of Journalism is designed to equip you to start a career in international news reporting, or return to a career with enhanced skills and understanding.
It is designed for students who do not live in the UK. You will leave with contacts in countries around the world, with insight into international news, and with a more profound understanding of other cultures.
Seminar on poverty for EU journalists
EU journalists interested in reporting on poverty can attend a seminar.
The seminar, called “Platform Against Poverty: Policy briefing for journalists,” is sponsored by the European Journalism Centre
. It will focus on the Europe 2020 Strategy, with an emphasis on using new innovative and participative actions to address the growing problem of poverty in the EU.
Startup launches crowdfunding model for photojournalists
A new crowdsourcing site could shape the future of photojournalism, helping find cash for far-flung projects.
Emphas.is, planned for launch in early 2011, is marketing itself as an innovative funding platform for photojournalists.
'Reporting the Euro' webinar planned
A webinar is scheduled for journalists interested in reporting on the Euro.
The one-hour session will examine the history of the currency, with background to help journalists effectively report on the current crisis. It is designed for journalists who want basic information about the Euro and its present condition.
Fellowships for young journalists in Eastern and Central Europe
Young print, radio and online journalists (ages 19 to 32) from Central and Eastern Europe are eligible for the program Ostkurs.
Applicants must be able to report independently in German.
Online journalism academy founded to promote press freedom
Mid-career journalists interested in press freedom and international networking will soon have the opportunity to enroll in an online journalism academy. The academy plans to enroll 20 journalists by the end of 2011.
Community radio conference aims to ignite social change
Community radio broadcasters from across the globe are invited to attend the World Assembly of Community Broadcasters in La Plata, Argentina from November 8 to 13.
The conference is expected to bring together more than 400 community broadcasters and stakeholders from over 110 countries.
Journalism scholarships available for programmers/developers
Skilled programmers or Web developers interested in pursuing a master's degree in journalism can apply for fully funded scholarships to attend Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in the U.S.
Attendees will learn to apply their talents to the challenge of creating a better-informed society; learn to find, analyze and present socially relevant information that engages media audiences; apply technology as a way to connect people and information on the Web or new delivery platforms; and more.
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