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Climate Disinformation Media Fellowship 2023

Status: Closed

  • Fellowships

Organisation: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union

Deadline: 05/10/2023

Location: Europe

Apply now for the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung’s Climate Disinformation Media Fellowship.

The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union gives a select number of journalists the opportunity for on-the-ground reporting on climate disinformation case studies.

What they offer?

  • A stipend of 2800 EUR for an on-the-ground fellowship (including travel costs within the EU or neighboring countries).
  • Publication on the EU and DC office websites and promotion on the social media channels.
  • Ownership and the right to publish elsewhere stay with the fellow.

Who can apply?

Applicants should be:

  • Based in the EU or neighboring countries.
  • Have a strong track record of publishing on climate and/or democracy issues.
  • Have experience conducting on-the-ground research.

They will give special consideration to journalists:

  • From regional or local media outlets.
  • From diverse backgrounds who can offer lesser-heard perspectives.

Journalists are responsible for their travel arrangements.

What’s expected during the fellowship?

Format – Reporting can be in the form of:

  • One longer, investigative piece or
  • Two to three shorter articles
  • Articles are accompanied by supporting photographs/videos taken at the place(s) of reporting, to be published along with the article(s).

Social media: Fellows are expected to engage with the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union over social media (X/Twitter, Instagram/Facebook, Mastodon, LinkedIn) to document their travels and to promote their publications.

Timeline: Fellowships start on 11 October 2023. Travel and writing are to be completed by 30 November 2023.

Learn more here and apply.

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