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Female sport reporters face floods of sexist insults over World Cup coverage

By Renata Rat When Claudia Neumann, a German sports journalist, commentated on a World Cup football match as the first female reporter ever in 2018, she experienced a flood of heavy sexist insults via social media. Public domain photo “It was just horrible”, said Neumann. Her TV channel, the German public boradcaster ZDF, even filed charges against two Twitter users. Fast forward to 2019 where in this year’s World Cup the BBC has been accused of sexism via social media, after an all-female commentating team hosted the game England vs. Scotland and did the half-time-reports. The arguments were that there could not be…

Source: European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)

Call for Writing Fellowship

Deadline: June 30, 2019   The American Prospect welcomes applications for our 2019-2021 writing fellowships. The Prospect’s Writing Fellows Program offers journalists the opportunity to spend two years developing their skills with the magazine in Washington, D.C. Each fellow benefits from an intensive mentoring program with the experts on our editorial team, and is expected […] The post Call for Writing Fellowship appeared first on European Youth Press.

Source: European Youth Press

Call for Summer School on Investigative Reporting

Deadline: 21 June 2019     The Summer School on Investigative Reporting 2019 offers and amazing and expanded programme. Two days will be focused on the needs of editors. Two days to deal with presentations on the radio or a podcast, as well as visual aspects of reporting.   There will, of course, also be […] The post Call for Summer School on Investigative Reporting appeared first on European Youth Press.

Source: European Youth Press

Call for the Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2019

Deadline: 21 June 2019   The Adobe Awards are the world’s premier digital media competition for students and emerging creators. Get exposure to creative leaders and influencers, connect with other young artists and designers, and learn what it takes to land today’s most coveted creative jobs.   The Adobe Awards are open to all aspiring […] The post Call for the Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2019 appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for Internships at CNN London Bureau

Deadline: 1 July 2019   Are you the top of your class? Does your lecturer agree?   The CNN is looking for its next bright internship stars. As one of the world’s news leaders we are interested in creative and energetic people with diverse perspectives and talents. The CNN offers internships at our central London […] The post Call for Internships at CNN London Bureau appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for International Essay Contest

Deadline: 15 June 2019   This annual essay contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world’s youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can […] The post Call for International Essay Contest appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for the Logan Nonfiction Program

Deadline: 15 June 2019     Fellowship Details   The Logan Nonfiction Program offers two fellowship classes per year—one in the fall (October-December) and one in the spring (February-April). Organisers welcome between 10-20 nonfiction writers, documentary filmmakers, photo journalists, podcasters and multimedia creators per class.   Fellows are provided lodging, meals, workspace, professional guidance and […] The post Call for the Logan Nonfiction Program appeared first on European Youth Press.

Source: European Youth Press

Call for the McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism

Deadline: 28 June 2019   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, began offering Fellowships to accomplished journalists in the summer of 2014. Nearly three dozen veteran journalists have since been awarded grants of up to […] The post Call for the McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism appeared first on European Youth Press.

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The surprising post-election debate around online freedom of expression in Germany

In the recent EU elections, Germany’s two major political players CDU (the centre-right Christian Democratic Union) and SPD (the centre-left Social Democratic Party) incurred historic losses, losing 7.4 and 11.5 percentage points respectively. In this post, Nora Kroeger, PhD researcher at the LSE, discusses how the aftermath of the elections has brought about a curious debate around the regulation of […]

Source: Media Policy Project

Call for stories to showcase Europe’s musical and cultural diversity

Pitch deadline: June 7th 2019 Story deadline: June 15th 2019   For their ‘Discovery’ storytelling project, our Member Organisation Are We Europe is looking for stories to showcase Europe’s musical and cultural diversity.   It is a paid opportunity for which they are urgently looking for stories from the following countries: – Croatia – Slovenia – […] The post Call for stories to showcase Europe’s musical and cultural diversity appeared first on European Youth Press.

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