REVIEW: AN INTRODUCTION TO FUNDING JOURNALISM AND MEDIA BY THE ARIADNE NETWORK

The Ariadne Network, which brings European donors and staff together to work in support of human rights, social change, and justice, released a seminal guide in collaboration with the Transparency and Accountability Initiative earlier this year. Written by Sameer Padania, “An Introduction to Funding Journalism and Media,” offers clear and detailed advice to guide those wishing to venture into funding journalism and media projects with the right tools necessary to navigate the funding landscape.

DIGITAL PLATFORMS, REGULATION, AND MEDIA SUSTAINABILITY: A LESSON FOR EUROPE FROM DOWN UNDER

Given the reality of today’s online environment and what it means for conveying accurate, high-quality information, it is important to address underlying mechanisms that have enabled the manipulation of online information spaces. By also addressing how information is created and disseminated from a market viewpoint, not simply a content viewpoint, it paints a more holistic picture of the challenges faced in keeping a citizenry informed.

OPEN IRAQ INITIATIVE: TRANSFORMING PUBLIC DATA INTO CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT

Internews is offering a 200 hour training program.  The Open Iraq initiative aims to promote the participation of Iraqi women in governance by enabling them to access, analyze, and use data on government budgets and advocate for gender equality in public expenditure. The Open Iraq training sessions, story incubators, and ongoing mentorship will be conducted […]

JORDAN: DATA FOR CHANGE: PROMOTING GOVERNMENT TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY

Internews is offering will a 200-hour training program, starting in February 2019 with an initial 2-week data literacy training. Three one-week training sessions will follow over the course of 12 months. At the conclusion of each training, participants will be given weekly assignments that culminate in story publication prior to the next training session. Basic […]

DATA JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP WITH DEUTSCHE WELLE IN GERMANY

Deutsche Welle (DW) has opened up a data journalism internship. The program combines tailored trainings and networking opportunities, offering selected fellows a unique and exclusive opportunity to learn, exchange ideas and connect with their counterparts around the world to become advocates of data journalism in their own countries. Fellows receive up to € 2,000 to […]