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Nominations sought for Percy Qoboza Award

NABJ is inviting nominations for its annual Percy Qoboza Award, which honors the groundbreaking, and sometimes life-threatening, work done by foreign journalists covering the Diaspora. The award is named for the late Percy Peter Tshidiso Qoboza, editor of The World … Continue reading

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Nominations sought for Sadiq press award

AHMEDPUR EAST –  The Rural Media Network Pakistan (RMNP) has invited nominations for its annual Sadiq Press Freedom Award. This year, RMNP Sadiq Press Freedom Award has been instituted with the support of journalists, media consultant and former director of … Continue reading

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Staff of The Post in Zambia receives Percy Qoboza Award

NABJ bestowed the Percy Qoboza Award for courage in pursuit of truth to Fred M’membe, editor of The Post of Zambia and his staff. The Zambian government shut down the newspaper to obstruct its ability to cover this week’s elections. … Continue reading

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PBS icon Gwen Ifill to host Global Journalism Task Force Forum

PBS is sponsoring the Annual Meeting of the NABJ Global Journalism Task Force at the NABJ/NAHJ Joint Convention in Washington, D.C.   The forum’s title: The World Is Small: Increasing the Number of Minority Foreign Correspondents/ Telling the Story of a … Continue reading

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The latest from NABJ Global member Damaso Reyes

Read the first article in a series I’m doing for Forbes.com on Europeans of Turkish descent http://www.forbes.com/sites/greatspeculations/2013/11/11/finding-europes-lost-generation/

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John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships program at Stanford open for application

Each year, 12 U.S. and eight International journalists are selected to spend an academic year at Stanford working on a journalism challenge they have identified. If you have one, don’t miss this chance!  http://ijnet.org/node/225062

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Dow Jones seeks senior reporter (Indonesia)

Dow Jones is seeking a senior reporter to cover corporate, political and general news in Indonesia. This position has a steady focus on breaking scoops on the biggest stories, and analysis that interprets the country’s economy, business climate and politics … Continue reading

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Overseas Press Club offers paid scholarships

The Overseas Press Club Foundation is offering US $2,000 scholarships and US $3,000 internships abroad for students pursuing foreign correspondence careers. http://ijnet.org/opportunities/fellowships-send-journalism-students-abroad-us

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Deadline is December 1 for NABJ workshop proposals!

The NABJ Global Journalism Task Force is seeking ideas for its International Day at the 2014 NABJ Summer Convention in Boston! Please send ideas to NABJ Global Journalism Chairs Rochelle Riley and Jeff Ballou for dissemination to the membership. ( … Continue reading

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Time to nominate for Percy Qoboza Award!

Folks: It is time to solicit nominations for the annual Percy Qoboza Award honoring  to honor groundbreaking, and sometimes life-threatening, work done by foreign journalists covering the Diaspora. The award is named for Percy Peter Tshidiso Qoboza, editor of The … Continue reading

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