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Trace Investigative Reporting Fellowship Opens

Trace Investigative Reporting Fellowship Opens Updated

🕔12:37, 11.Aug 2019

TRACE Foundation, in partnership Alfred Friendly Press Partners, is calling for entries for TRACE investigative reporting fellowship from investigative journalists from around the world. TRACE will sponsor two fellowships for journalists dedicated to investigative reporting. Through its Foundation, supports projects

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Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society Accepting Entries for its Fellowship

Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society Accepting Entries for its Fellowship Updated

🕔12:27, 11.Aug 2019

The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) is now accepting applications for its fellowship from early and advanced researchers with diverse backgrounds and professional experiences, who want to contribute to the range of the institute’s transdisciplinary internet

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Applications Open for Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists Updated

🕔12:21, 11.Aug 2019

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is now accepting applications for the second Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists for promoting the work and advancing the role of women in the news media across the globe. The IWMF advocates

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EU Data Protection Officers Handbook Released

EU Data Protection Officers Handbook Released Updated

🕔12:14, 11.Aug 2019

A European Union (EU) Data Protection Officers Handbook prepared as part of the training materials for the EU‐funded “T4DATA” training‐of-trainers programme, aimed at training staff in a number of EU Member States’ data protection authorities (DPAs) in training of data

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Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism Accepting Entries for Grants

Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism Accepting Entries for Grants Updated

🕔12:07, 11.Aug 2019

The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ) is now accepting entries from artists and artist-journalist teams producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets for grants in support of their works. The ECFJ is the first

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Coalition Calls for Release of Detained Publisher of Sahara Reporters  Updated

🕔09:24, 9.Aug 2019

The Coalition of Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) has called on the Nigerian Government to unconditionally release Mr. Omoyele Sowore, the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, who was arrested following his call for a revolution to protest the policies and

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Police Brutalise, Arrest and Detain Journalists Covering #RevolutionNow Protests   

Police Brutalise, Arrest and Detain Journalists Covering #RevolutionNow Protests   Updated

🕔09:13, 9.Aug 2019

On August 5, 2019, no less than six journalists covering the #RevolutionNow protests organized by Omoyele Sowore’s political movement across Nigeria  were brutalized, arrested and detained in different cities where the protests held. At about 9am, the police in Calabar,

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UNCA Calls for Entries for Awards of Best Media Coverage of the United Nations and its Agencies

UNCA Calls for Entries for Awards of Best Media Coverage of the United Nations and its Agencies Updated

🕔09:09, 9.Aug 2019

The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) is inviting journalists worldwide to apply for the 24th annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations and its agencies and field

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Politicians, Thugs Attack Journalists Covering Screening of Commissioner-Nominees

Politicians, Thugs Attack Journalists Covering Screening of Commissioner-Nominees Updated

🕔22:27, 8.Aug 2019

On July 30, 2019, Mr. Nkemka Onuma, a lawmaker representing Afikpo South West Constituency at the Ebonyi State House of Assembly; Stanley Okoro Emegha, a Commissioner-nominee; and thugs reportedly engaged by them attacked some journalists covering the screening of commissioner-nominees

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Call for Applications Opens for Carmignac Photojournalism Award

Call for Applications Opens for Carmignac Photojournalism Award Updated

🕔22:26, 8.Aug 2019

The call for application is now open to photojournalists to apply for the Fondation Carmignac Photojournalism Award which aims to support a journalistic and photographic project that will document the complex realities faced by the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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