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Journalism Grants Available for Environmental Reporting

Journalism Grants Available for Environmental Reporting Updated

🕔05:51, 16.Jun 2015

Independent journalists or those working on the staff of either a for-profit or non-profit news organization worldwide are eligible to apply for a grant from the Fund for Environmental Journalism. Membership of the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) is not

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Cuban Blogger, Indian Investigative Reporter Win Premier International Journalism Award

Cuban Blogger, Indian Investigative Reporter Win Premier International Journalism Award Updated

🕔05:41, 16.Jun 2015

Yoani Sánchez, a Cuban blogger, and Priyanka Dubey, a freelance journalist from India, have been named by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)  as winners of the 2015 Knight International Journalism Award. The Knight International Journalism Award recognize the two ladies as media

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Applications Open for Falling Walls 2015 Science Fellowship for Journalists

Applications Open for Falling Walls 2015 Science Fellowship for Journalists Updated

🕔15:54, 15.Jun 2015

The Falling Walls Foundation is inviting journalists to apply for its fellowship to attend the Falling Walls Conference, an international conference on future breakthroughs in science and society and its expanded programme, taking place in Berlin, Germany, on November 8 and 9, 2015. The

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 UN Rapporteur Calls For Protection of Encryption, Anonymity Online

 UN Rapporteur Calls For Protection of Encryption, Anonymity Online Updated

🕔14:07, 15.Jun 2015

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, Prof. David Kaye, has released a new report which underlines the importance of encryption and anonymity in the digital age. The 18 page report authored by

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Fellowships Available For 9th Global Investigative Journalism Conference

Fellowships Available For 9th Global Investigative Journalism Conference Updated

🕔13:29, 15.Jun 2015

The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) and the Association for Critical and Investigative Press (SKUP) have raised funds for fellowships to assist journalists from Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East to attend the 9th Global Investigative

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Travel Grants Available for Journalists to 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum

Travel Grants Available for Journalists to 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum Updated

🕔12:11, 15.Jun 2015

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation (HLFF) is offering 15 travel grants for journalists from around the world to attend the third Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) taking place August 23 to 28, 2015 in Heidelberg, Germany. It will serve as the

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Agenda for International Development Seeks Contributors

Agenda for International Development Seeks Contributors Updated

🕔15:29, 12.Jun 2015

The Agenda for International Development (A-id) is seeking freelance contributors with experience writing about social, political and economic aspects of middle or low income countries from Africa and Latin America to write articles for it soon to be launched website.

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Newspaper Correspondent Assaulted at Governor’s Inauguration

Newspaper Correspondent Assaulted at Governor’s Inauguration Updated

🕔15:00, 12.Jun 2015

Mr. Hir Joseph, the Nassarawa State Correspondent of Daily Trust newspaper, was on May 29, 2015 assaulted by suspected political thugs during the inauguration of Governor Tanko Al-Makura in Lafia, the Nassarawa State capital. Josephs was assaulted by thugs who

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Presidential Security Aides Expel Journalist from Villa

Presidential Security Aides Expel Journalist from Villa Updated

🕔14:48, 12.Jun 2015

On May 11, 2015, Mr. Ubale Musa, the State House Correspondent of German Radio, Deutsche Welle, was bundled out of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Nigeria’s State House, for asking visiting President Idriss Derby of Chad a supposedly embarrassing question.

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Nigeria Unable to Meet Global Digital TV Switchover, Extends Date

Nigeria Unable to Meet Global Digital TV Switchover, Extends Date Updated

🕔11:48, 12.Jun 2015

In spite of the ample time Nigeria had to prepare for the June 17, 2015 switchover date from analogue to digital television transmission, Nigeria, Africa’s richest country, is unable to meet the deadline. Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC),

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