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GLOBAL WORKSHOP CHOSEN FOR NABJ CONFERENCE

Hi folks: Great news!!!! The following workshop (from our list of proposals) has been approved: The Forgotten Americas: Finding the Big Story That’s Right Under your Nose A look at how coverage of the Americas largely ignores Latin America and … Continue reading

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Yale Seeks World Fellows

The 2013 Yale World Fellows Program is seeking applications from emerging leaders who have distinguished themselves within their own professions, regions, countries, or at an international level. Candidates for the fellowship must demonstrate to be driving forces for action or … Continue reading

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IPI Releases Caribbean Mission Report

VIENNA, Oct 15, 2012 – The International Press institute (IPI) today released a final report on its June mission to four Caribbean countries, cautiously welcoming progress in three of them toward the repeal of criminal defamation and insult laws but … Continue reading

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Bloomberg has international opportunities!

Bloomberg is seeking freelance reporters with English-language capabilities for business and general news coverage in the following countries: Mozambique, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome & Principe, Togo, Central African Republic, Chad, Eritrea and Lesotho. Each applicant should send a CV and two clippings … Continue reading

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NABJ Calls for 2013 Orlando Convention Workshop/Speaker Proposals

The National Association of Black Journalists heads to Orlando is accepting proposals for sessions and presenters for the 2013 Annual Convention and Career Fair, July 31- August 4, 2013. The Program Committee is accepting innovative, educational and “out of the … Continue reading

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WANTED: Journalists for one-month fellowship in Colombia.

La Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano and the Ministerio de Cultura de Colombia are offering the Gabriel García Márquez scholarship on cultural reporting to a lucky journalist from anywhere in the world.The fellowship is scheduled for January 7-27 of 2013 in … Continue reading

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Associations Announce Exchange Opportunities

The All-China Journalists Association, the Better Hong Kong Foundation and the East-West Center are accepting applicants for its 2012 China-United States Journalists Exchange. Print, broadcast and online journalists from China and the United States are eligible to participate in the … Continue reading

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Reports from the 2012 International Aids Conference

Take a look in storination at reports from the conference and the Black AIDS institute, including comments from Rep. Barbara Lee and Michel Sidibe of UNAIDS. http://storination.com/blackaids2012/SherriWrites/blackaids-institute-aids2012-videos

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Bad News Out of Ethiopia

Charlayne Hunter-Gault alerts us in The Root to news that Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Read more at http://www.theroot.com/views/ethiopian-journalist-gets-18-years-prison?wpisrc=root_more_news

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Forum Seeking Entries for Annual Awards

The Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR) is seeking entries to the 2012 African Investigative Journalism Awards, which recognizes outstanding investigative reporting in Africa. http://ijnet.org/opportunities/investigative-journalism-award-open-africa

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