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Call for AP Global News General Assignment Internship

Deadline: 21 December, 2019   The Associated Press is offering paid 12-week general assignment journalism internships for the summer 2020 in four U.S. cities (Miami, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.) and four international locations (Jerusalem, London, New Delhi and Rome).   Interns will receive training and experience in text and in at least one other visual format (video, photos or interactive/graphics). […] The post Call for AP Global News General Assignment Internship appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for AP Global News Internship

Deadline: 21 December, 2019   The Associated Press is offering paid 12-week general assignment journalism internships for the summer 2020 in four U.S. cities (Miami, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.) and four international locations (Jerusalem, London, New Delhi and Rome).   Interns will receive training and experience in text and in at least one other visual format (video, photos or interactive/graphics). […] The post Call for AP Global News Internship appeared first on European Youth Press.

Source: European Youth Press

Ahmet Altan Davası: Bir Hafta İçinde Hem Tahliye Hem Tutuklama

By Gamze Kafar Ahmet Altan 15 Temmuz’dan önce Türkiye’de katıldığı bir televizyon programında yaptığı konuşma gerekçe gösterilerek 10 yıl 6 ay hapis cezasına çarptırılmış ve cezaevinde geçirdiği 1138 günden sonra 4 Kasım’da tahliye edilmişti. Ahmet Altan Davası: Bir Hafta İçinde Hem Tahliye Hem Tutuklama Eski Taraf Gazetesi Genel Yayın Yönetmeni Ahmet Altan tahliye edildikten bir hafta sonra 12 Kasım tarihinde akşam saatlerinde yeniden gözaltına alınarak Vatan Caddesi’ndeki emniyet yerleşkesine götürüldü. Emniyetteki işlemlerin ardından yeniden tutuklanan Ahmet Altan Silivri Cezaevi’ne gönderildi.   Tutuklama kararında, 'Ahmet Altan’ın tutuklu kaldığı süre, terör suçu olması nedeniyle muhtemel infaz süresi, suçun kaçma şüphesi var sayılan katalog suçlardan olması,…

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

Call for the World Journalist Fellowship

Deadline: 4 January, 2020   The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University (NYU) is seeking applications for the World Journalist Fellowship. The fellowship provides international journalists with two semesters of funding to study at one of the master’s programs at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, as well as a US$14,000 stipend.   Fellows […] The post Call for the World Journalist Fellowship appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for the European Press Prize

Deadline: 13 December, 2019   The European Press Prize is an initiative of several European organisations that aim to encourage journalism of the highest quality in the continent. The contest will award one applicant in four categories with EUR10,000 each for work that has made a significant impact. Categories are: investigative reporting, distinguished reporting, opinion, […] The post Call for the European Press Prize appeared first on European Youth Press.

Source: European Youth Press

Unsere erste Stipendiatin – Eine Initiative des Helpdesk

Über die Funktionsweise des Helpdesk: Der Helpdesk hat das Ziel Journalist*Innen im Exil in Deutschland zu unterstützen und sie darin zu befähigen ihrer journalistischen Arbeit nachzugehen. Der Helpdesk reagiert damit auf die Herausforderungen mit denen Journalist*Innen im Exil konfrontiert sind.  „Neben der Koordination und Finanzierung von verschiedenen Unterstützungsangeboten, vergeben wir Mikrostipendien für Praktika, um die berufliche Qualifikation von Journalist*innen im Exil zu unterstützen,“ so Katrin Schatz, die Helpdesk-Managerin.  „Über den Helpdesk lernte ich Heba, unsere erste Stipendiatin, kennen. Sie beeindruckte mich bereits während unseres ersten Telefonats  mit ihrer Zielstrebigkeit.  Trotz schwieriger Umstände geht sie mit Ehrgeiz ihrer journalistischen Tätigkeit nach und…

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

Call for Training on Investigative Journalism

Deadline: 19 December, 2019   The Regional Press Development Institute is organizing “Building on the successful work of investigative editorial board” from January 14 to 16, 2020 in Lviv, Ukraine. Participants will learn how to organise and effectively manage investigative projects.   The instructor is Nils Hanson, award-winning investigative journalist and editor-in-chief of Mission Investigate […] The post Call for Training on Investigative Journalism appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Whistleblower vows she would do it again and calls on media freedom campaigners to support those who leak official secrets

By Jane Whyatt Former intelligence officer Katharine Gun has no regrets about leaking a CIA memo to the press in an attempt to stop the US and its allies invading Iraq in 2003. She risked a thirty-year jail term, was called a ‘traitor’, lost her job and felt obliged to leave the country. Katharine Gun with a poster for the film Official Secrets, in which her part is played by Keira Knightley. Photo: ECPMF But now her true-life story has been made into a Hollywood movie Official Secrets, with international star Keira Knightley playing Katharine Gun. The journalist who received the leaked documents,…

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

Our first scholar - The Helpdesk initiative

What is the Helpdesk?  The Helpdesk responds to some of the challenges exiled journalists in Germany are facing - with the goal to empower them and to support them to continue  their journalistic work. "Besides co-ordinating and financing different support initiatives, like legal support and trauma therapy, we award micro-scholarships for internships to strengthen the professional development of exiled journalists." says Katrin Schatz, Helpdesk Manager "And this is how I met Heba, our first scholar, who already impressed me from our first phone call - with her determination and great ambition towards journalism and her future."  If you are interested in ECPMF's scholarship,…

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

Victory for ECPMF-backed case at the European Court of Human Rights

By Jane Whyatt A Hungarian journalist has won a major legal victory and test case with support from the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF). Building of the European Court of Human Rights (photo: CherryX) Illés Szurovecz, a twenty-six year old reporter working for the online news portal abcug.hu, brought the case to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) after he was denied entry to the Debrecen refugee camp in eastern Hungary. A Member of Parliament, who accompanied Szurovecz, was allowed in, but he himself was barred. He claimed this breached his right to freedom of expression under Article 10…

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