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IWMF Announces 2012 Winners Of Women Entrepreneurs In Digital News Frontier Grants

Three women were selected by the The International Women’s Media Foundation as the recepients of the 2012 women Entrepreneurs for the Digital News Frontier grants. Each will receive $20,000 to launch new media enterprises, coupled with professional development opportunities.

The winners were selected from nearly 140 proposals by entrepreneurial women journalists in 33 states.  Their start-ups showed innovation in delivering the news and a clear plan for sustainability beyond the year-long program.

“We were impressed by the caliber and diversity of this year’s proposals,” IWMF Acting Executive Director Elisa Lees Munoz said.

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The Netherlands Fellowship Programme Application Deadline

The Netherlands Fellowship programme (NFP) (deadline by May 1st 2012) is offered to individuals from selected countries of 60 and there is also a new procedure in place.  NFP applicants no longer have to receive a conditional letter of acceptance

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New Journalism Course From Intajour

The world of journalism has been put in the spotlight after the Arab spring, this is because social or digital media does not mean

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CIMA Release New Report

CIMA is pleased to release a new report, Digital Media in the Arab World One Year After the Revolutions, by Jeffrey Ghannam,  a writer and attorney licensed in Washington, D.C. and Michigan with international experience

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Digital Storytelling And Women

The below excerpt was taken from NOW Lebanon. To read more, click here.Since 2004, social media has grown to become a determining factor in the reporting of any

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