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The 2020 International Photography Awards (IPA) are accepting entries in 13 professional and 13 nonprofessional categories. Professional, amateur and student photographers worldwide can enter a contest with a US$10,000 grand prize. The deadline is July 31. The winner of each category will compete for International Photographer of the Year and the grand prize. The winner of Discovery of the Y...

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TRT World Citizen is hosting a visual contest to highlight frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19. Anyone can enter this international competition. The deadline is Aug. 31. The contest seeks cartoons, illustrations and photos covering key workers in the pandemic. The winner or winners will receive TRT World Citizen Memorabilia, recognition on social media platforms and a publicat...

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DataJournalism.com, a website created by European Journalism Centre, offers several courses in data journalism. Anyone can access these free online courses. The courses are self paced and can be taken at any time. No registration is required. New courses include "Fundamental search for journalists,"Countering hate speech," "Python for journalists," "When to hire a data journalist," and "Goin...

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The European Commission's Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy organizes the Youth4Regions competition. Journalism students and young journalists from EU member states and neighboring countries can apply for this program. The competition seeks original articles (400 to 1,000 words) or video reports (2 to 3 minutes long) on an EU-funded project. Winners will join the media...

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The Rory Peck Awards, organized by the Rory Peck Trust, aim at honoring freelance cameramen and camerawomen. The Rory Peck Trust was established in 1995, two years after freelance cameraman Rory Peck was killed while filming in Moscow. Freelance videojournalists who cover international news and current affairs can apply for an award. There are four awards: news, features, the Sony Profession...

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One World Media, with support from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, has launched the Coronavirus Reporting Award 2020. Journalists and filmmakers covering the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in developing countries can enter this contest. The contest is open to works that have been broadcast, screened or published in the United Kingdom; or  works that have been broadc...

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The Free Press Awards recognise journalists and media professionals who have a strong commitment with press freedom and independent information. We will honour journalists and media professionals who continue no matter what.  Free Press Unlimited wants to honour journalists who risk everything to bring us the news, media pioneers who pave the way for equality and justice and those who persevere...

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Another application round for Money Trail grants coming up: Are you interested to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe? Do you have an intercontinental journalist team from Africa, Asia and/or Europe? Are you eager to develop regional cross-border collaborations?  Read more about the eligibility criteria for these grants here: ht...

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Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Germany is offering a new scholarship. The scholarship is directed at journalists worldwide who are exposed to particular risks and challenges due to their work. We invite a journalist from a war zone or crisis area to take some time out from their stressful environment and come to Berlin for six months, where they can rest and work on a new journalistic project....

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It is important that we continue to fight against the pandemic of disinformation that has surged due to COVID-19 crisis. UNESCO along with its partners has now published new resources that helps us to tackle disinformation. 1.      Deciphering COVID-19 disinformation: UNESCO publishes two policy briefs that offer critical insights into the fast-growing COVID-19-related disinformation that is im...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has taken over the world — and the news. To help arm journalists with knowledge and tools to cover the virus and the health, social and financial crises it is causing, the Knight Center is offering the free online course “Journalism in a pandemic: Covering COVID-19 now and in the future.” The MOOC (massive open online course) runs from May 4 to 31, 2020 and will be offered...

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Description This course was created in collaboration with the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Dart Centre Europe and Thomson Foundation. COURSE OVERVIEW  With this course you will learn how to ensure your safety and those of the people you work with and meet when covering a pandemic such as Covid-19. You will learn how conduct interviews and gather information at a t...

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