AN OPEN FUND FOR PROJECTS DEBUNKING VACCINE MISINFORMATION

Deadline: 31/01/2021
Grant The COVID-19 Vaccine Counter-Misinformation Open Fund is aimed at supporting journalistic efforts to fact-check misinformation about the COVID-19 immunization process that specifically seek to support audiences that are underserved by fact-checking or targeted by misinformation. The Fund will make up to USD $3,000,000 available for projects which demonstrate a clear potential to provide effective corrective tools and content to counterbalance COVID-19 vaccine misinformation.

MONITORING, EVALUATION, RESEARCH AND LEARNING (MERL) OFFICER

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy The Rooted in Trust project aims to disrupt and mitigate the flow of misleading, inaccurate or malign information for vulnerable populations affected by humanitarian crises during COVID-19. We work in: Sudan, Mali, CAR, Colombia, Lebanon, Philippines, and Afghanistan. The MERL Officer will focus on all aspects of research and learning for this program.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR INNOVATIVE MEDIA FOR PEACE, SOCIAL COHESION AND RECONCILIATION IN TURKEY, MIDDLE EST AND NORTH AFRICA

Deadline: 29/01/2021
Grant The European Union (EU) has launched a call for applications for the Innovative Media for Peace, Social Cohesion and Reconciliation in Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa. The global objective of this call for applications is to promote peace in the digital space and enhance resilience of conflict-affected and fragile societies to media harmful content in Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, West Bank and Gaza Strip and Yemen.

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR MEDIAFUTURES SUPPORT

Deadline: 28/01/2021
Grant Are you a startup from the media field, working with data? Are you willing to make data exploration both entertaining and informative? Do you question the impact of data and technology on individuals and society? The MediaFutures support programme is looking for startups eager to reshape the media value chain through innovative, inclusive and participatory applications of data and user-generated content.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: SUPPORTING INDEPENDENT MEDIA IN EU SOUTHERN NEIGHBOURHOOD

Deadline: 08/12/2020
Grant The EU has announced a call for applications to Support Independent Media Serving the General Interest in the Southern Neighbourhood. The global objective of this call for proposals is to support pluralism, independence and resilience of independent media that contribute to the democratic aspirations and resilience in the societies in the region of the Southern Neighbourhood. The specific objective of this call for proposals is to strengthen the independence of independent media and journalists serving the public interest.

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR DEMOCRACY PROGRAMME ASSISTANT

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a federally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organisation that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Program Assistant to support the International Forum for Democratic Studies with work oriented around the subjects of disinformation and emerging technology. 

UNDP CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO PROMOTE ALTERNATIVE NARRATIVES ON PVE AND TO ADDRESS RELIGIOUS DIMENSION OF COVID19 CRISIS (INDONESIA)

Deadline: 02 October 2020
Grant The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hereby invites a proposal from CSO/NGO for its Capacity building for syndication among Islamic media and other religion’s online organisations to promote alternative narratives on PVE and to address the religious dimension of the COVID19 crisis (PROTECT Project).

EU DISINFOLAB VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

28 September – 02 October, 2020 – Online
After a successful edition in 2019, the EU DisinfoLab conference will take place virtually from September 28 to October 02.

INTERNEWS CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 MISINFORMATION AND RUMORS

Deadline: 18 September 2020
Grant The Internews “Rooted in Trust” project is calling on journalists, multimedia producers, media outlets, and community-based organizations in seven focal countries to apply for funding to produce impactful content and/or activities to help fight against the “Infodemic” of misinformation and rumors that have hampered efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19. 

EC CALL FOR PROPOSALS: PREPARATORY ACTION ON MEDIA LITERACY FOR ALL

Deadline: 30 September 2020
Grant The call aims at boosting media literacy in Europe through pursuing innovation and collaboration across media literacy communities within the EU, including by building on and scaling up existing solutions. Innovative strategies are sought, to inform citizens of disinformation and to promote a responsible use of communication channels offered by social media.

INTERNEWS SEEKING MEDIA LIAISON OFFICER FOR SUDAN

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy Internews is seeking a Media Liaison Officer for their Rooted in Trust project in Sudan to manage relationships between the project team and the local media. They will help to better understand and respond to the needs of journalists in this crisis in relation to information, content and skills, and
combating misinformation.

INTERNEWS SEEKING HUMANITARIAN LIAISON OFFICER FOR SUDAN

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy Internews is seeking a Humanitarian Liaison Officer for their Rooted in Trust project in Sudan. The successful candidate will highlight community perspectives within the humanitarian system and in return, make sure that the project staff are up to date with the latest developments and verified information from the humanitarian and health response.

INTERNEWS SEEKING HUMANITARIAN DATA ANALYST FOR CAR

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy Internews is seeking a Humanitarian Data Reporting Analyst for their Rooted in Trust project in Central African Republic to help partners and/or team members collect qualitative data and analyse feedback with a focus on the concerns, fears, and hopes that are behind the rumors and drive the spread of misinformation.