The 2019 FoME Symposium, organised by DW-Akademie and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, aims to rethink media development with a focus on new actors, new technologies, and strategies and issues.
26-29 September 2019 – Hamburg, Germany
The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) and Netzwerk Recherche (NR) are hosting the International Journalism “Go Deeper” Conference in Hamburg, Germany, in 2019.
26-28 September 2019, Bonn, Germany
The Communications and Media Studies department of the University of Bonn, Germany is hosting a conference on “The Future of Democracy in the Digital Age.”
September 23 – New York /USA
This event will look at the role media and communication play in building greater social consensus on climate action and enabling meaningful shifts in attitudes, norms and behaviours.
September 23, Geneva, Switzerland
In the framework of the 42nd Session of The Human Rights Convention in Geneva, join The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) in a conversation about “Hate Speech in the Arab Region”.
Deadline: 24 September 2019
Job Opportunity BBC Media Action is looking for a head of programme to lead the design, development and implementation of a global portfolio that includes activity in at least three countries in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia as well as a global policy and learning programme.
Deadline: 19 September 2019
Mentorship Programme The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is launching a mentorship pilot that will allow early-stage freelance journalists in Europe to pick the brain of an established freelancer and receive their support, advice, and inspiration to boost their career.
5-7 September 2019 – San Antonio, Texas
The Excellence in Journalism Conference (EIJ) will be held in San Antonio, Texas, in 2019, and requests for submissions, proposals, and ideas are now being accepted.
21-23 August 2019, Malmo, Sweden
NordMedia 2019 will be held on 21st-23rd August at Malmö University in Sweden. The theme of the conference is Communication, Creativity and Imagination: Challenging the Field.
The conference will address the field’s past and current trends, and to envisioning new avenues for creation and collaboration. It will examine media and communication studies at the nexus of global shifts, and how it will affect and be reflected in academia.
19-21 July 2019, Toronto, Canada
The International Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety) is an annual gathering of leading social media researchers from around the world.”
12-15 July 2019 – Brno, Czech Republic
The 25th International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS) seeks proposals.
9-11 July 2019 – Paris, France
Join the World Journalism Education Congress in Paris, France, in July 2019. The conference will focus on digitalisation, teaching methods, curricula, and how journalism schools could be on the verge of radically changing the way they teach journalism.
GFMD is delighted to partner with BBC Media Action and a consortium of other media development organisations in the new “Protecting Independent Media for Effective Development” (PRIMED) project, alongside eight other media development organisations.
On 9 July, 33 press freedom and media development organisations met in London in advance of the Global Media Freedom Conference to call on all participating States to ensure the protection and safety of all journalists and media workers in compliance with their existing obligations and international standards.
4-6 July 2019 – London, UK
The CIJ Summer Conference is the UK’s only journalism training event with an emphasis on teaching investigative skills. They offer a mixture of talks, demos, and hands-on classes which are designed to equip journalists and anyone interested in investigations with the up-to-date investigative methods and tools.
Registration is now open for GFMD member Abraji’s 14th Annual International Congress of Investigative Journalism. The event will be held from June 27 to 29, 2019 in São Paulo, at the Vila Olímpia campus of the Anhembi Morumbi University (R. Casa do Ator, 275).
Deadline: Rolling Basis
Internship GFMD is hiring a new programmes and policy intern. The programmes and policy intern will assist in the coordination and organisation of GFMD’s various programmes, events, and projects in close collaboration with GFMD’s programmes and policy manager.
Deadline: Rolling Basis
Internship The Global Forum for Media Development is looking for a new communications intern. The successful intern will assist in the coordination of GFMD’s communications and outreach activities in close collaboration with GFMD’s communications manager and advocacy and engagement manager.
19-21 June 2019 – Lisbon, Portugal
The annual GEN Summit 2019 will feature key speakers at the forefront of journalism and technology giving you the skills and tools to bring about change of global newsrooms.
Deadline: 01 October 2019
Fellowship Applications are now open for the 2019 Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program. Dedicated to international exchange, the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program offers five-month fellowships to leading democracy activists, journalists, civil society leaders, and scholars from around the world.