LEAD PUBLIC POLICY SPECIALIST FOR WIKIMEDIA FOUNDATION

Deadline: Ongoing
The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Lead Public Policy Specialist for the United States to join our growing Public Policy Team. In this role, you will expand Wikimedia’s network and relationships, be in charge of direct outreach to lawmakers and agencies, engage in public policy processes, and monitor current developments in the US to help the Public Policy Team promote people’s ability to participate in knowledge online.

EU CALL FOR PROPOSALS: MEDIA FREEDOM AND INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

Deadline: 29/10/2021
Grant The EU has launched a Call for Proposals for the Preparatory Action ‘Emergency support fund for investigative journalists and media organisations to ensure media freedom in the EU’ under the European Democracy Action Plan.

WORKING GROUP ON HUMAN RIGHTS IMPACT ASSESSMENTS FOR AI

Deadline: Ongoing
European Center for Not-for-Profit Law invites members of the Global Forum for Media Development to join the working group on human rights impact assessments for AI. This effort is part of the MozFest Working Groups on Trustworthy AI and will begin in October 2021. It doesn’t require any solid commitment and is very involvement-light. The group is hoping to get participants from diverse regions, backgrounds and expertise.

JOURNALISMFUND.EU: EUROPEAN CROSS BORDER GRANTS PROGRAMME – FOURTH ROUND

Deadline: 04/11/2021
Grant Journalism.eu is seeking applications for the fourth round of its 2021 European Cross Border Fund to support professional journalists who have good ideas for cross-border investigations and for research on European topics.

VISEGRAD+ GRANTS FOR DEMOCRATISATION AND TRANSFORMATION PROCESSES

Deadline: 01/10/2021
The International Visegrad Fund’s Visegrad+ Grants support projects which contribute to the democratisation and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries.

URGENT SOLUTION NEEDED AS SLOVENIAN PRESS AGENCY FUNDING CRISIS PASSES 250 DAYS

More than 250 days have passed since the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) last received state funding for carrying out its public service mission from the government of Janez Janša, which currently presides over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. GFMD joins 19 organisations and signs a joint statement urging end to STA crisis.

INTERNATIONAL RENAISSANCE FUND – NEW FUNDING ROUND: CROWDFUNDING FOR MEDIA COMPETITION (UKRAINE)

Deadline: 01/11/2021
Grant The International Renaissance Foundation (IRF) has launched a new round of competition within the framework of the EU4USociety project to strengthen media ties with their audiences, forming sustainable communities around the media.

DIGITAL ACTION ADVISORY BOARD

Deadline: 17 October 2021
Digital Action is looking for two new members to join our Advisory Board and support our work on democracy and technology, helping to bring people and ideas together to challenge the power of Big Tech globally. The Advisory Board is an informal advisory body to Digital Action, not a legal board of directors. The Advisory Board holds no binding legal, contractual or financial responsibility for Digital Action or its staff or consultants. Membership of the Advisory Board is voluntary and unpaid.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR MEDIA DIVERSITY INSTITUTE

Deadline: 6 October 2021
Job Opportunity Media Diversity Institute is seeking a Deputy Executive Director to lead the organisation’s strategic, editorial and staff development, including representing MDI’s vision and objectives to the wider public and stakeholders, overseeing the recruitment, development and management of the MDI staff/team and co-facilitate MDI’s communications strategy, approach and its implementation.

COSTA RICA: PROGRAM OFFICER FOR INTERNEWS

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Opportunity Under the supervision of the Americas Project Director and the Central America and Mexico Project Manager, the Program Officer performs high level tasks and directly manages at least one Internews project with fiscal oversight of the program. This role will manage activity coordination, travel and events, and subgrants to local, regional, and international organizations for a project to develop capacity among small to medium independent media organizations.