ICFJ Africa Regional Journalism (Portuguese) Workshops 2021 for African Journalists

ICFJ Africa Regional Journalism (Portuguese) Workshops 2021 for African Journalists

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In partnership with the U.S. State Department’s Africa Regional Services (ARS), the International Center For Journalists (ICFJ) is excited to provide an in-depth training program focused on equipping African journalists with relevant resources, tools, and knowledge covering existing and new challenges, such as COVID-19 and disinformation.

Application Deadline: 2nd June 2021

About the Award: This program aims help African journalists improve their work as well as create lasting professional ties between African and American journalists rooted in a shared understanding and appreciation for the role of responsible journalism in fostering democracy. Participants are encouraged to use this program as an opportunity to expand their networks, engage in learning actionable skills and acquire helpful resources.

Online sessions in English, French and Portuguese will cover topics relevant to journalists across experience levels including:

  • Ethical newsgathering
  • Investigative journalism
  • Mobile journalism
  • Media entrepreneurship

Type: Workshop

Eligibility: These workshops are for journalists in Angola, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique and São Tomé e Principe only.

Eligible Countries: Angola, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique and São Tomé e Principe only.

To be Taken at (Country): Online 

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • Participants will gain a deeper understanding on how to identify and report newsworthy events to inform constructive public discourse, the fundamentals of investigative reporting and how digital and legacy newsrooms in the United States are experimenting with new business models for the digital era and diversifying revenue streams to sustain their operations. 
  • Participants will also eventually be invited to submit articles to IJNet on the new skills and best practices covered during the training. Following the training participant will be encouraged to contextualize their newly honed skills for use in their daily work.

Duration of Award: 10/1/2020 – 2/28/2022

How to Apply:

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
  • GOODLUCK

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Professor Lawrence Cram is a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University working in the Department of Applied Mathematics. His interests include astronomy, mathematics, engineering, computing, and physics. Due to his extensive expertise, professor Cram has worked as a Professor of Physics at the University of Sydney and as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor at ANU during 2004-2012. In 2013, he retired as a Master, University House and Graduate House. In January 2014, he was appointed as an acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Charles Darwin University. Professor Cram is also a Fellow at the Royal Astronomical Society and the Australian Institute of Physics.
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