Monthly Archives: September 2017

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Calls on Nigeria to take Steps to Curb Hate Speech against Igbos

The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has called on  Nigeria to take steps to curb hate speech against Igbos in the country. Specifically, the Committee urged Nigeria to “take immediate action to stop and prevent the continued circulation and dissemination of the hateful song and audio …

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Aspen Institute Calls for Nominations for New Voices Fellowship

The Aspen Institute is calling for nominations for its year-long media skills, communication and leadership programme designed for standout development professionals from the developing world. Nominated candidates for the Fellowship are expected to have both a record of significant professional achievement and a desire to share their perspectives on global …

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HSG Media Fellowship Accepting Applications

Health Systems Global (HSG) is now accepting application for its Media Fellowships Programme for journalists undertaking cutting edge news and reporting on health systems and health policy topics across the world. The fellowship will afford journalists the opportunity to engage and build relationships within the community and report on some …

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Texas A&M University photojournalism program, Calls for entries

The Center on Conflict and Development (ConDev) at Texas A&M University is now accepting applications from graduate and undergraduate students for its Student Media Grants Program. It is a photojournalism award that encourages students to use innovative methods to research and chronicle issues facing fragile and conflict-affected nations. Selected participants …

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ILO Launches Media Competition on Labour Migration

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is accepting entries for its 2017 Global Media Competition to recognize and reward exemplary media coverage on labour migration. ILO said such reporting is all the more significant as media often promotes a toxic public narrative based on nationality, national origin, gender and migratory status …

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CLEW Seeks Journalism Collaborations on Climate and Energy

Clean Energy Wire (CLEW) is offering three grants for the most promising international collaborative projects on clean energy, climate policy and the shift to a low-carbon economy. Print and online features, investigative journalism and comparative reporting are eligible, but projects in other media/taking a multimedia approach will also be considered. …

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