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Defamation. Prison for journalists. Supreme Court: Trial must be redone

Liborio La Mattina and Emiliano Rozzino of La Voce del Canavese were convicted in 2014 in Turin for two articles on the building boom in Chivasso On November 6, 2015, the Supreme Court has annulled, referring to another section, the sentence for defamation handed down by the Court of Appeal of Turin against Emiliano Rozzino

Source: Ossigeno Informazione » O2 in English

Call for : Journalists interested in researching public policy and political affairs at Harvard

Journalists with at least five years of experience who are interested in sharing, expanding and researching public policy and political affairs can apply for this fellowship.

Source: European Youth Press

Call for : Journalists interested in culinary and willing to work in Paris

50 Grammes is a culinary website that attracts more than 10 million visitors per month. 750 Grammes publishes a food magazine in printed form, offers mobile apps, has a cooking studio, organizes events and will soon

Source: European Youth Press

Call for : Journalists with media projects to be funded

Media organizations working in the areas of media, youth, women, democratization, community development, and rule of law and human rights are eligible. Projects that are two years long are accepted.

Source: European Youth Press

Call for : Journalists who do investigative reporting on bribery cases

Are you a print reporter, citizen journalist and blogger who previously covered bribery cases? If so you can compete for a journalism prize.

Source: European Youth Press

Call for : Journalists interested in Fellowships on specialized reporting

The University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs invites specialists who have a graduate or professional degree or a few years’ work experience to apply for a Fellowship in Global Journalism. Professionals in any field who wish to cover their specialty as full-time or part-time

Source: European Youth Press

Call for : Journalists with Native English or German for paid internship at Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster. DW is known for its in-depth, reliable news and information and promotes exchange and understanding between the world’s cultures and people. DW has developed television lineups in English, German, Spanish and Arabic, online content is available in 30 languages and radio programs are produced for Africa.

Source: European Youth Press

‘World Perspectives: Diversity Voices’ final outcomes on #refugeecrisis stories

By: Ekaterina Kuznetsova Photos: Anna Ūdre Our “Diversity Voices” training came to an end but it does not mean that the work of our talented journalists has stopped there. On contrary, we hope that the experience they received throughout the intense week of trainings and work productiononly motivated them to move further and cover important […]

Source: European Youth Press

Vatileaks 2. Vatican set for diplomatic clash with Italy for prosecution

Roma could refuse extradition of journalists Nuzzi and Fittipaldi if they are found guilty, says Ossigeno watchdog From – by Stephanie Kirchgaessner – Rome, 1 Dec 2015 – Italy is facing a diplomatic collision with the Vatican over the church’s prosecution of two Italian journalists in a case that has been broadly condemned by

Source: Ossigeno Informazione » O2 in English

Al Jazeera Award nomination for Danish press freedom films

Jane Whyatt Tom Heinemann and Erling Borgen’s documentary series celebrating press freedom campaigners has been nominated for the Al Jazeera International Film Festival. Two short films from the Danish TV documentary series A Heart That Never Dies from 2015 got the nod for the prestigious prize of Best Short at the Al Jazeera International Film Festival, dominated by films from the Middle East. The two episodes chosen for the contest are Swaziland, the world’s last absolute monarchy and Bangladesh, country of injustice. Tom Heinemann (Photo: Nana Reimers) Other films in the series highlight, for example, Serbian investigative journalist Brankica Stancovic, of the…

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