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Call for project researcher for Developing Digital Data Literacy

Deadline: 7 November, 2019   The Developing Digital Data Literacy project (D3) is designed to promoting the use of digital technologies and open data in a scholastic environment. Its goal is to improve and increase data and digital literacy which is an integration and innovation process of key competences and suitable styles of learning in the […] The post Call for project researcher for Developing Digital Data Literacy appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for the Resilience Fellowship

Deadline: 15 November, 2019   The Resilience Fellowship has been launched to build a platform for cross-sectoral, global, and interdisciplinary collaboration between civil society actors, human-rights activists, journalists, artists, scholars, policy makers, grassroots community leaders, and others working to counter the effects of organized crime.   The Fellowship will provide support and opportunities to a […] The post Call for the Resilience Fellowship appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for the Philip Meyer Journalism Award

Deadline: 17 November, 2019   The Philip Meyer Journalism Award honors stories that utilize a wide variety of research tools, from probabilities to survey research. The contest is presented by the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting, the Knight Chair at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and Investigative Reporters and […] The post Call for the Philip Meyer Journalism Award appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for 5th Youth Global Forum

Deadline: 10 November, 2019   Youth Time International Movement is for the final time, officially re-opening the application call for Participants to attend fifth annual Youth Global Forum. Don’t miss the opportunity to spend an exciting week in one of Europe’s tech hubs, the city of Amsterdam, and gain invaluable new skills, knowledge and experiences […] The post Call for 5th Youth Global Forum appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships

Deadline: 4 December, 2019   Each year, the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships selects up to 20 fellows to spend an academic year at Stanford University. During their fellowship, they have access to some of the world’s most innovative thinkers and organizations, from technology giants to hot new startups to Stanford’s 100-plus special institutes and […] The post Call for the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships appeared first on European Youth Press.

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We need to promote children’s and adults’ media literacy… Of course, but how?

As governments seek to tackle misinformation and other problems posed by the digital age, media (and/or digital) literacy is often cited as a significant part of any solution. LSE PhD researcher Gianfranco Polizzi looks at different ways to promote media literacy among children and adults.  I was recently asked to respond to a presentation on Australian children’s … Continued

Source: Media Policy Project

Call for “Video for Social Media” Training course

Deadline: 15 November, 2019   The market continues to grow and digital video professionals are in high demand. Thus the Prague Media School invites young media makers to learn how to make video content for modern digital channels – from script-writing and essential software (After Effects and Adobe Audition) to producing and promotion.   The […] The post Call for “Video for Social Media” Training course appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism

Deadline: 1 December, 2019   The Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism at Ohio State University offers short-term fellowships to help make better use of new online tools and channels. The 2020 fellowship will take place April 19 to 24 in Columbus, Ohio.   Fellows receive a full week of immersive training on digital tools […] The post Call for the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Call for DOCer Documentary Film Festival

Deadline: 31 December, 2019   The DOKer film festival seeks theatrical-style documentaries and new films that have received minimal exposure in Russia. The festival will take place June 24 to 30, 2020 in Moscow.   Competitive feature and short documentary films must have been produced after February 2019. Entries must be in English or contain […] The post Call for DOCer Documentary Film Festival appeared first on European Youth Press.

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Turkey: Altans and others still in jail

unsplash On 8 October, the retrial of journalists, writers and media workers Ahmet Altan, Mehmet Altan, Nazlı Ilıcak, Yakup Şimşek, Fevzi Yazıcı and Şükrü Tuğrul Özşengül on terrorism charges began at the High Penal Court No. 26 in Istanbul. The retrial on these charges was ordered by the Supreme Court of Appeals in July 2019. ARTICLE 19 and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) observed the opening hearing of the retrial. The court issued an interim decision ordering the continued detention of all defendants apart from Mehmet Altan, who had previously been released following decisions by the Constitutional Court and the European…

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