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2nd Webinar on Access to Information in Latin America, Wednesday, 22 November 2017

After a very lively and informative webinar discussion on SDG 16.10 in Latin America with access-to-information experts Bill Orme, GFMD, and Guilherme Canela Godoi, UNESCO, on Sept. 27, GFMD, FNPI, and PAN are happy to announce the second webinar on Access to Information in Latin America.
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IMS Study Documents Best Practices on the Safety of Journalists

Approximately 640 journalists have lost their lives in the last decade of which over 90 per cent took place in countries with conflict or authoritarian regimes. IMS’ study “Defending Journalism” aims to provide a mapping and greater understanding of what works – and what does not work when it comes to addressing the safety of journalists.
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SBCC Summit Abstract Deadline Extended

Abstracts for oral presentations, poster presentations, pre-formed panel presentations, TED Talk-style “Comm Talks” and concept notes for skills-building workshops for the Shifting Norms, Changing Behavior, Amplifying Voices: What Works? 2018 International Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Summit will be accepted until 11:59 PM EST on Monday, December 4.
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Setting the Agenda: Media Development and Internet Governance

In response to growing interest in Internet governance among media development stakeholders, CIMA, ARTICLE 19, GFMD, and IMS are jointly organizing a meeting “Setting the Agenda: Media Development and Internet Governance” in conjunction with the 2017 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Geneva, Switzerland.
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ARIJ 10th Annual Investgative Journalism Forum

ARIJ’s Annual Forum, “Investigative Journalism: Battling Fake News”, is one of the largest gatherings for investigative journalists and editors in the Middle East and North Africa region. More than 400 people will meet in Jordan Dec. 1-3, 2017, to exchange skills, learn new tools, get acquainted with latest trends in investigative reporting, and network with TV broadcasters, technology companies, and universities from around the globe.
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PPF Awards 19 Investigative Journalism Fellowships

The Pakistan Press Foundation has awarded 19 journalists from across Pakistan to pursue investigative stories on a range of social, political and economic issues. The fellows were selected from a pool of over 150 applicants in a rigorous selection process conducted by a panel of 17 reporters and editors who evaluated their pitches.
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Highlights from the #GIJC17

The 10th Global Investigative Journalism Conference took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from November 15th to the 19th, and brought together a large number of media, including editors, journalists, photographers etc. The conference was a great opportunity for swapping stories, networking and learning. 
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IWMF: 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award 

The IWMF's fourth annual Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award is currently seeking entry submissions. The award was created in honor of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus (1965-2014) that dedicated her life to capturing life in conflict societies. Just like Anja, the award is given to the women photojournalists that have opened the eyes of the public and helped us see the world a little better.
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Highlights from the ICFJ Awards Dinner

The International Center for Journalists’ annual awards dinner took place on November 9th, attracting nearly 600 media personalities from around the world. The awards paid tribute to the truth tellers and fearless pursuers of the most pressing news stories of our time.
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Frontier Myanmar with support of Fondation Hirondelle: weekly podcasts on Human Rights in Myanmar

Media Impact Funders/Hewlett's Webinars Explore How Founders Can Fight Misinformation 

Millenial Impact Report: Why Do Millennials Choose to Engage in Cause Movements?

Report: How Virtual Reality Will Impact Journalism

Teaching Journalists How to Ask for Money: Lessons from Berkeleyside

FoME 2017: Podcast

News Integrity Inititiative Awards 2.5 Millions to International Partners
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