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Call for MediaCAMP Award

Deadline: August 10, 2019   The Internews is organizing MediaCAMP Award within the framework of the Central Asian Media Program (CAMP). Entries must have been published between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019 in media outlets in Central Asia.   The contest has five categories and two rounds: first for each country and then for the region. Journalists […] The post Call for MediaCAMP Award appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for the Grant for Cross-Border Research

Deadline: September 29, 2019   From the European Parliament elections to Brexit to the CumEx-Files: all signs point to the continued significance of crossborder journalism to make sense of complex transnational issues. If you are a reporter who wants to dig deeper and collaborate with others to cover relevant European stories that don’t stop at […] The post Call for the Grant for Cross-Border Research appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowships

Deadline: August 31, 2019   Print, broadcast and online journalists from developing countries can apply for an annual program that brings journalists to American newsrooms. The Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships are aimed at providing fellows with experience in reporting, writing and editing that will enhance future professional performance; transferring knowledge gained during the program to colleagues at home; and fostering ties between […] The post Call for Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowships appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for Partnerships Manager in Investigative Journalism

Deadline: August 13, 2019   Transparency International is looking for a strategic partnerships manager in investigative journalism to join its policy and advocacy team. The Strategic Partnerships Manager – Investigative Journalism provides strategic direction for the team engaging with the cases of cross-border corruption and money-laundering, including those generated through the GACC project. The Strategic Partnerships […] The post Call for Partnerships Manager in Investigative Journalism appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for Thomson Foundation Journalism Competition

Deadline: August 16, 2019   The Thomson Foundation is organizing the 2019 Young Journalist Award, in partnership with the Foreign Press Association (FPA). Three finalists will be flown to London for the gala award night in November along with a host of other potential award winners and leading figures from the world of journalism.   Journalists working in countries with […] The post Call for Thomson Foundation Journalism Competition appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for Seminar on Narrative and Documentary Practice

Deadline: August 17, 2019   The VII Academy is organizing the first class of the seminar on Narrative and Documentary Practice 2019/2020 on September 21 to July 8 2020 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The program will also feature two more week-long workshops over nine months. In between workshops, participants will be tutored by the course leaders and […] The post Call for Seminar on Narrative and Documentary Practice appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for Film Festival on Migration

Deadline: August 9, 2019   Professional and emerging filmmakers are invited to submit a film to Film Festival on Migration. The UN Migration Agency (IOM) will host the Global Migration Film Festival November 28 to December 18 in several countries around the world.   The festival seeks films that capture the promise and challenges of migration for those who […] The post Call for Film Festival on Migration appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Joint statement against Albanian anti-defamation law

  Along with four other media freedom organisations, the ECPMF co-signed a statement, raising concern over the amendments of the "anti-defamation" package and calling the Albanian government to withdraw two bills of the law draft. 26 July 2019 On 3 July the Albanian Government’s Council of Ministers approved a series of amendments known as the “antidefamation package” which include amendments to law Nr.97/2013 “On Audio Visual Media in the Republic of Albania and law Nr.9918 “On Electronic Communications in the Republic of Albania.” The legislative package is a cosmetic review of highly-criticised amendments submitted in December 2018. Our organisations raised our grave concerns…

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

Call for Grants by Fund for Investigative Journalism

Deadline: September 23, 2019   Investigative journalists can apply for a reporting grant. The grants, sponsored by the Fund for Investigative Journalism, are intended to support investigative projects that break new ground and expose wrongdoing – such as corruption, malfeasance or misuse of power – in the public and private sectors.   The maximum award is US$10,000, […] The post Call for Grants by Fund for Investigative Journalism appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call For Submissions for UNCA Awards 2019

Deadline: September 15, 2019   The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 24th annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations.   The UNCA awards are open to all journalists anywhere […] The post Call For Submissions for UNCA Awards 2019 appeared first on European Youth Press.

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