Journalism & Media

October 1, 2023

DEADLINE: East-West Center's Melvin M.S. Goo Writing Fellowship

The East-West Center will award US$10,000 in financial support to an individual journalist, author, or writer from the United States or China for a project that will promote better understanding between the people of the two countries; focus on underreported feature topics; and reach a broad audience. Deadline: Oct 1, 2023.

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October 9, 2023

DEADLINE: Cross-Border Reporting on Climate Change Workshop

The East-West Center's second cross-border journalism workshop and collaborative reporting series takes place Jan 7-13, 2024, in Kathmandu, Nepal for 10 Pakistani and 10 Indian journalists experienced in reporting on climate issues. Apply by Oct 9.

October 5, 2023

DEADLINE: FT Africa Journalism Fellowship With One World Media

This fellowship is for a mid-career journalist from, based in and covering Sub-Saharan Africa, to tell an ambitious written story for a global audience and the Financial Times, one of the world’s biggest newspapers. Includes a reporting grant of £1,000. Deadline to apply is Oct 5, 2023.

November 1, 2023

DEADLINE: Messengers of Biodiversity Reporting Grant

The Sitka Foundation, in partnership with the Science Media Centre of Canada, invites applications from journalists worldwide for one of 10 grants to support reporting and writing or broadcast stories about biodiversity issues in British Columbia. Deadline is Nov 1, 2023.

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Calif. Lawmakers Pass Groundbreaking Greenhouse Emissions Disclosure Bill

"California lawmakers have passed a bill that would require large U.S.-based companies doing business in the Golden State to publicly disclose their annual greenhouse gas emissions — the first such requirement in the nation."

Source: LA Times, 09/14/2023
April 3, 2024 to April 7, 2024

#SEJ2024 Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Save the dates for SEJ's 33rd annual conference, hosted by University of Pennsylvania!

What do you think should be on the agenda for #SEJ2024 in Philly? If you're an SEJ member and/or a Full member of The Uproot Project, you're welcome to submit a proposal. Here are some helpful tips for pitching a panel. The deadline for submitting proposals is November 1. And while you're thinking about your panel, check out the Tour Sneak Peek and snag a hotel room — last year we ran out, so don't wait! Not a member? If you're eligible, join SEJ and The Uproot Project today! If you're not a member, you can still get involved.

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"China Sows Disinformation About Hawaii Fires Using New Techniques"

"Beijing’s influence campaign using artificial intelligence is a rapid change in tactics, researchers from Microsoft and other organizations say."

"When wildfires swept across Maui last month with destructive fury, China’s increasingly resourceful information warriors pounced.

Source: NYTimes, 09/13/2023


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