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Reporting on COVID-19: Groups Launch Online Course on Safety

Reporting on COVID-19: Groups Launch Online Course on Safety Updated

🕔16:48, 1.May 2020

The Thomson Foundation, in collaboration with the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Dart Centre Europe, has launched an online course to ensure the safety of journalists, as well as the people they work with and meet when they

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First Journalist Tests Positive for Coronavirus in Nigeria Updated

🕔15:57, 1.May 2020

An unnamed journalist who is a member of the Correspondents Chapel of the Adamawa Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) tested positive for COVID-19 and became the index case in the state in April 2020. Governor AhmaduFintiri, in

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Federal Government Launches Manhunt for Author of Facebook Post on School Resumption Date

Federal Government Launches Manhunt for Author of Facebook Post on School Resumption Date Updated

🕔15:55, 1.May 2020

The Federal Government has announced that it has launched a manhunt for the author of a fake press release, circulated on social media, that primary and secondary schools nationwide would resume in November 2020 as a result of the spread

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Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism Seeks Entries for Fellowship

Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism Seeks Entries for Fellowship Updated

🕔15:49, 1.May 2020

The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism, an initiative of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York, is accepting applications for a fellowship programme to support in-depth coverage of business and

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FOTODOC Center Accepting Entries for Documentary Photo Contest

FOTODOC Center Accepting Entries for Documentary Photo Contest Updated

🕔15:41, 1.May 2020

The FOTODOC Center for Documentary Photography at the Sakharov Center in Russia is now accepting entries for its international photo competition titled “Direct look.” The contest focuses on problems pertaining to relations among people, society and state, as well as

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UNESCO, WHO Launch Online Course  for Journalists Covering COVID-19  Updated

🕔15:28, 1.May 2020

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), have launched a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for journalists around the world on covering the COVID-19 pandemic. The new MOOC titled:

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Ian Parry Scholarship Invites Entries for its Youth Photojournalism Contest

Ian Parry Scholarship Invites Entries for its Youth Photojournalism Contest Updated

🕔15:09, 1.May 2020

The Ian Parry Scholarship programme is inviting entries for its youth photojournalism contest from photographers under the age of 24 years and from those enrolled as full-time photography students. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Ian Parry Scholarship

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PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival Accepting Entries for Youth Video Festival

PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival Accepting Entries for Youth Video Festival Updated

🕔15:04, 1.May 2020

PLURAL+, in collaboration with United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), is inviting film entries on migration, diversity and social inclusion for its youth video festival from young filmmakers aged 25 years or younger.

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Merck Foundation Invites Entries for 2020 “Stay At Home” Media Recognition Awards

Merck Foundation Invites Entries for 2020 “Stay At Home” Media Recognition Awards Updated

🕔15:00, 1.May 2020

The Merck Foundation, in collaboration with The First Ladies of Africa and Journalist Societies and Associations, is inviting entries for its” Stay At Home” Media Recognition Awards. The theme for the award is “Raising awareness about Coronavirus and sensitize communities

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Global Peace Photo Award Opens for Entries

Global Peace Photo Award Opens for Entries Updated

🕔14:54, 1.May 2020

The Alfred Fried Photography Award, renamed the Global Peace Photo Award, is seeking entries from photographers from all over the world whose pictures capture human efforts toward a peaceful world and the quest for beauty and goodness in our lives.

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