2015 Nov 25 By jayadevanpk 0 comment

The The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships has started accepting applications from mid-career journalists and journalism entrepreneurs for the 2016-17 batch. About 20 journalists are selected each year. The best part of this fellowship is that you get to learn at Stanford University in Silicon Valley. It also comes with a sizeable purse ($65,000+), so you don’t have to worry about paying your bills while you are at it.  This fellowship is given out every year to about 20 journalists from across the world. It’s highly competitive, but many Indian journalists have made it to the program before. You need…

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2015 May 06 By jayadevanpk 0 comment

The ASEF Journalists’ Colloquium, now on its 10th edition since 1998, will gather some 25 practicing journalists and experts from Asia and Europe for a closed-door, informal meeting to discuss important issues of common concern and its related media challenges. The 10th ASEF Journalists’ Colloquium will focus on crisis reporting and what Asian and European journalists can learn from each other. Travel to and from Luxembourg, accommodations, and conference meals will be covered by the organisers. Interested journalists can apply at http://bit.ly/ASEFJC10.

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2015 Feb 01 By jayadevanpk 0 comment

Reading surveys that proclaim journalism as one of the worst jobs in the world and the constant media bashing that has become the fad these days, one can easily get depressed being a journalist. When I get into that zone, where I stop being inspired to do good journalism, or do the beat work that I need to, I try to remember that I belong to a tribe of great men and women who’ve inspired generations. There are many I admire and look up to for inspiration. For this post, I’m just going to pick out a few great writers who’ve been journalists….

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2015 Jan 07 By jayadevanpk 1 comment

Ad: WordPress Workshop for Journalists: Setup & Run your Own Website like a Pro People often ask me which is the best journalism college in India? What are the top mass communication colleges in India? I’m an engineering graduate and I learned much of my journalism on the job.  So I didn’t go to journalism school, except to give a talk or two.  To most people, my advice is to study any subject of their liking and then apply to one of the companies that you want to work for. The best way to start is as an intern or a trainee reporter and work…

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2014 Sep 22 By Jayadevan 0 comment

Bangalore based Citizen Matters is looking for journalists. Here’s what they are looking for (from their website) A smart, intelligent journalist to report for Citizen Matters, plus write news features and analysis on national topics for India Together (depending on the candidate) Role * Full time reporting * City-focussed news, analysis, interviews features * Investigative pieces * Hyperlocal news * Data journalism Expectation * Excellent command over English * Should have read Citizen Matters and familiar with the type of content we publish * Should care about Bangalore, related news and happenings * Should love to read * Kannada speaking…

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2014 Aug 28 By Jayadevan 0 comment

The Mint Digital Lab is hiring. 1. Front End Developer (Delhi): Send resume, cover letter and work samples to karuna.k@livemint.com. 2. Video News Producer (Delhi or Mumbai) – Business & Financial News 3. Video Editor (Delhi) 4. Camera Person/Videographer (Delhi) For details, go here.

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2014 Mar 02 By Jayadevan 0 comment

The government is offering 4 short-term fellowships to researchers to conduct field based research on themes related to the Right to Information Act (RTI). Anyone between the age of 25-40 from the field of journalism, civil society organizations associated with RTI, Researchers & Trainers in RTI can apply. The 3 month fellowship will pay Rs 2 lakh in total in 4 tranches. Details here (pdf). PS: The last date for application has been extended to 10 March 2014 (the pdf still mentions the old date).

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2013 Nov 28 By jayadevanpk 0 comment

From the BBC site: What’s on offer? a one year contract paying £19k (non-London) or £23k (including London weighting) plus we cover some travel and accommodation expenses too first-class training – led by the BBC’s College of Journalism mentoring throughout the scheme from a senior BBC journalist the chance to arrange a three-week work placement in an area of news of your choice during the year What you need to apply: To be considered for the JTS you need to be an avid follower of news. You regularly read the local and national newspapers, watch television and listen to radio….

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2012 Jul 28 By jayadevanpk 0 comment

Much of journalism has changed. Whatever is left of the old world order, is being hacked to fit the new world. Clearly, the future of news is entwined with the future of technology. And if you are a tech guy with  a passion for journalism here’s your chance to work with some of the world’s best newsrooms (NYT, BBC, Guradian…) “Eight newsrooms around the world will be hosting Knight-Mozilla Fellows in 2012/13. Now is your chance to be one of them. Starting on April 9, 2012 and closing August 11, we are looking for developers and technologists who want to…

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2012 Jul 26 By jayadevanpk 0 comment

Asian women photographers are invited to submit work for inclusion in a series of print exhibitions and projected slideshows curated by Yumi Goto (of Reminders Project and Photography Stronghold)  Exhibitions and screening will be part of the 2013 Chiang Mai Documentary Arts Festival held in Chiang Mai, Thailand from February 1st-14th . The photo essays, series and bodies of submitted work may be about any issue, event or person but must have been photographed in the applicant’s native country. Completed bodies of work and ongoing projects are both acceptable. Applicants who are ethnically Asian but were born outside of Asia…

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