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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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During the COVID-19 pandemic, the IWMF is turning our attention to how we may best serve our community of women journalists at this unprecedented moment in history. Based on early, anecdotal evidence of cancelled assignments, lost income and an inability to pay essential living expenses, we anticipate a great need for support within our global network of journalists – especially among freelancers ...

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Natural disasters, mass shootings, war crimes and now a global pandemic. As a journalist, you’re often on the frontlines, reporting on some of the world’s most critical events. This can take a toll on your mental health.  In the midst of hostile political environments around the world — ones that increasingly seek to vilify the media — journalists have the added stress of defending their work f...

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Are you working from home? Then you probably use your VPN to access your organisation's network and documents. But how does VPN work? Is it about protecting / faking your real location? Are you anonymous, or not? And what is the difference with using Tor? If you seek answers to these questions, we advise you to enrol in our Totem courses: 'How to bypass internet censorship&#...

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The Allard Prize Photography Competition recognizes photographic excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize. Professional and amateur photographers who cover human rights issues or anti-corruption efforts can apply for this prize. For more information, click here

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