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CIMA updates it's tracking of media development donor support 

 
How much  are donors directing toward media development? What are their priorities? From 2015 to 2016, overall levels of donor support for global media development remained largely unchanged. This is according to the latest data published by CIMA as part of their Media Development Donor Profiles initiative, which aims to give the broader media development community a better understanding of the efforts of donors, both public and private, in supporting news media development worldwide. 
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Digital Audience Analytics Webinar on 4 April at 15:00 CET


Find out how newsrooms use digital audience analytics and how you could do it. Next GFMD webinar aims to showcase current developments in the field of digital analytics tools available to newsrooms, editors and advertisers, and why tools like this are important for the future of journalism. Panel of experts will examine ways in which we can move away from page views and other single metrics and towards more complex metrics. Register on: https://bit.ly/2pWoBtA 
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Journalism Safety Training Webinar on 9 April at 16:00 CET


Join us on April 9 at 16:00 CET to hear more about how journalists view their safety training courses and what can be and has been done to improve what's on offer. Register on: https://bit.ly/2GiQgOo
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Meet GFMD in spring events


GFMD will be participating in 3 media development-related events in spring 2018. Please let us know if you will be attending, or organising panels and speaking in these events. We would like to promote your activities and also use these opportunities to meet those of you who will attend the events.
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MDI #SilenceHate Media Camp in London, 23 – 27 April 2018

ILO-EJN labour migration journalism fellowship 2018 in Lebanon

 IPI and ECPMF fund up to €450.000 is available for new and existing cross-border investigative journalism projects in the EU

Dart Center is offering a four-day workshop for journalists on  reporting early childhood development, trauma, and resilience 

Desk Officer for Francophone Africa wanted by CAMECO to join international team based in Aachen. Deadline for application: 23rd April

The Catholic Media Council seeks a Desk Officer for Digital and Social Media / Asia. Deadline for application: 23rd April

Three German universities are launching a research project on “Global Media Assistance: Applied Research, Improved Practice in the 21st Century“. Application deadline for students is 4th April
 

Recovery in post-Maria Puerto Rico followed by a start-up news site

 
A community news correspondent Nashaly Alvarado for the past few months has been collecting hurricane recovery news stories and sharing them through “Information as Aid,” a social media-based recovery-focused news feed. Alvarado’s story, a hyperlocal story got more than a million views and put a spotlight on the ongoing issues facing many Puerto Ricans.
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Journalists cooperate to strengthen migration coverage

 

The “Journalism in a Global Context” Spring School in Dakar aims to strengthen an intercultural approach to one of the most momentous issues of the globalised world. Journalists will receive grants to report on migration issues for a period of one year.  The aim is to promote both a realistic vision of Africa and an accurate coverage of migration issues.
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Request for proposals for research into Syrian media and audiences


Free Press Unlimited is inviting bids for research into Syrian media and their audiences. With its Syria programme, Free Press Unlimited supports the development of a competent, sustainable and independent media sector. The sector is vital for conflict reduction, the growth of a pluralist society and the development of democratic structures.
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Towards the augmented newsroom


The Global Editors Network, decided to focus the GEN Summit 2018 on artificial intelligence and its byproducts: voice AI, news bots, robo-writing software, integrative intelligence, in addition to the intersections of AI with other tech topics like blockchain and data journalism. The Summit will present solutions and insights that can make journalism more impactful and sustainable. 
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