Broadcast Journalist Killed by Unknown Gunmen

Broadcast Journalist Killed by Unknown Gunmen Updated

🕔12:30, 17.Jul 2017

At about 8pm  on July 8, 2017, Mr. Lawrence Okojie, a reporter with the Nigerian Television Authority(NTA), Benin- City, the Edo State capital, was shot dead by unknown gunmen at Siluko road in Benin City. Lawrence was returning home from

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Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship opens for Entries

Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship opens for Entries Updated

🕔12:08, 17.Jul 2017

The Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship is now accepting applications from early-career professional journalists in the print, broadcast and online mediums from developing countries with proficiency in English. The six-month fellowship will provide fellows with basic and advanced hands-on instruction

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Hostwriter Prize Award Opens for Entries

Hostwriter Prize Award Opens for Entries Updated

🕔12:03, 17.Jul 2017

Hostwriter Prize Award is now accepting entries from journalists from around the world for its annual collaborative journalism pieces as well as promising story pitches. Hostwriter, a platform that lets vetted journalists contact each other for collaboration opportunities, will award

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Climate Tracker Holds Workshop in Addis Ababa, Calls for Applications

Climate Tracker Holds Workshop in Addis Ababa, Calls for Applications Updated

🕔11:45, 17.Jul 2017

Climate Tracker plans to host a Climate Journalism Workshop, which will focus on how to cover climate change and environmental issues, in August 2017 in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, for young aspiring climate communicators aged 30 and below. Successful Applicants

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Tiger Eye Foundation Investigative Journalism project Calls for Applications

Tiger Eye Foundation Investigative Journalism project Calls for Applications Updated

🕔11:30, 17.Jul 2017

Tiger Eye Foundation project, ‘Nigeria Investigates’, is seeking to identify and train selected Nigerian journalists to report on consequential stories using the techniques of investigative reporting. Successful applicants will be given the opportunity to work with Africa’s most successful undercover

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Nieman Foundation Offers Journalism Research Fellowships

Nieman Foundation Offers Journalism Research Fellowships Updated

🕔11:19, 17.Jul 2017

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism is inviting applications from qualified persons for the Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships at Harvard University for short-term for research projects designed to advance journalism. Candidates need not be practicing journalists, but must demonstrate ways in

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Frontline Club hosts Journalism Awards

Frontline Club hosts Journalism Awards Updated

🕔11:10, 17.Jul 2017

The Frontline Club Awards is seeking nominations to recognize emerging talents and established names who have shown integrity, courage and independent spirit in their work. The award is in three categories: photojournalism, broadcast and print. Eligible works, covering any topic

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UN Video Competition on Climate Change Opens for Entries

UN Video Competition on Climate Change Opens for Entries Updated

🕔10:53, 17.Jul 2017

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC), the UNDP Global Environmental Finance Small Grant Program and tve are organizing the 2017 Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change. The Competition is looking for the young people send in

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MRA Names Federal Ministry of Information Recipient of ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Award

MRA Names Federal Ministry of Information Recipient of ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Award Updated

🕔08:35, 17.Jul 2017

Lagos, Monday, July 17, 2017: The Federal Ministry of Information and Culture today joined the growing list of public officials and institutions accused of undermining the effectiveness of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011 as Media Rights Agenda (MRA)

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StoryLab Academy Announces Training, Mentorship program Across Africa

StoryLab Academy Announces Training, Mentorship program Across Africa Updated

🕔09:14, 14.Jul 2017

Code for Africa (CfA) is partnering with Google News Lab and the World Bank’s Global Media Development Program to launch an intensive digital skills training and mentorship programme in 12 hub cities across Africa. The initiative, run as an Academy

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