debate on media diversity

October 26, 2010 - October 26, 2010

The Media Development and Diversity Agency and the DUT Journalism Department, in partnership with the Mail & Guardian Critical Thinking Forum will hold a debate on media diversity in Durban on October 26. A closer look at the diversity of voices in the South African media landscape, from media freedom and ownership to democratic transformation. Moderated by Protas Madlala. [..]


Investigative reporting conference to be held in South Africa

October 21, 2010 - October 21, 2010

(Ijnet) Investigative reporters interested in narrative journalism are invited to participate in a conference in South Africa from November 1 to 3. The “Power Reporting” conference is hosted by the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. The conference will feature speakers, interactive workshops and courses and is aimed at both young and seasoned journalists. [..]


French Speaking Self Regulation Media Bodies Convene in Sofia

September 27, 2010 - September 29, 2010

The Organisation internationale de la Francophonie ( OIF) and the International Federation of the Journalists ( IFJ) will bring together media self-regulatory bodies and international experts from French speaking countries in Sofia ,Bulgaria from 27th to 29th September 2010 . [..]


Journalists invited to Ghana program on trafficking

September 20, 2010 - October 05, 2010

(Ijnet) Journalists, students and researchers from around the world are invited to take part in a training on trafficking of women and children in Ghana. The research program, from September 20 to October 5, will include field trips, interviews with law enforcement agencies and judicial representatives and more.Participants will also atten a workshop with key stakeholders. Source: http://www. [..]

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is organizing two workshops in Bahrain on 18-20th September, in cooperation with the AFP Foundation and the Bahraini Journalists Association (BJA) on media election coverage and women`s news. These workshops are part of the Ethical Journalism Initiative (EJI) of the IFJ in the Middle East and Arab World. [..]


African investigative journalists to gather in Benin

August 30, 2010 - August 31, 2010

(Ijnet) The Forum for African Investigative Reporters will hold its 2010 West African regional conference in Benin on August 30 and 31. Under the theme "Investigative journalism in West Africa: Challenges and obstacles," the conference will discuss investigative journalism and the public and showcase recent West African investigations. [..]


ICFJ offers online course on journalism ethics for Turkish journalists

August 06, 2010 - September 17, 2010

(ICFJ) The International Center for Journalists is offering an online course on journalism ethics for Turkish journalists from August 6 to September 17. Deadline to apply is July 30. [..]


Grants available for investigative journalists in Africa

July 31, 2010 - July 31, 2010

(Ijnet) The Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR) is offering grants to investigative journalists in Africa to further their research on investigative pieces.Submissions must be received by July 31. Two grants are available worth US$3,713 each. Eight grants worth US$618 each are intended to fund investigative stories that would not otherwise be published. Source: http://www.ijnet. [..]

(Knight Centre) Venezuelan journalists can apply until June 6, 2010, for the Knight Center's free online course "Electoral Coverage and Democracy," timed to prepare reporters and editors to cover the parliamentary election in September. The course will take place June 28-Aug. 11, and it is the Knight Center's first program directed exclusively to Venezuelan colleagues. [..]

The Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum 2010 will address and assess the pivotal issues that have consigned the world to such a precarious state and seek a viable way out by looking at the role of the media on an international, national and local level. [..]