DEADLINE: MAY 7, 2021— DUBAWA invites applications from journalists and researchers for the 2021 Kwame Karikari fact-checking and research fellowship.
DUBAWA is the fact-checking project of the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ).
The fellowship aims to tackle and curb the rapid spread of mis- and dis-information while expanding the art and reach of verified and accurate information to rural and urban societies.
The program will also institutionalize a culture of fact-checking across the globe, and to build knowledge around the menace of information disorder in Africa,
The twin-track programme offers a six-months fellowship for journalists (fact-checkers) to incorporate fact-checking into their work as well as another six-month fellowship for scholars (researchers) to conduct original research for publication in contribution to building knowledge around information disorder.
The fact-checking track is open to journalists and reporters in new media platforms (online blogs), print media, radio, and TV stations in Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and The Gambia.
The Research Fellowship track is open to postdoctoral and graduate/research fellows.
Prospective applicants for the Research track must be graduates, postgraduate students, post-doctoral candidates, or persons who work in academia in Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and The Gambia.
The deadline for applications is May 7th, 2021.
MORE MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
DEADLINE; MAY 10, 2021— The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) is set to host a digital conference on restoration of drylands in Africa. APPLY HERE
Rory Peck Trust is offering Assistance Grants to professional freelance journalists and their families who are facing crises related to their work. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the Howard G. Buffett Fund to support women journalists. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The International Center For Journalists (ICFJ) is looking for a committed and talented intern to join its communications team. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Stanley Center for Peace and Security is organising a multimedia project that examines how the Coronavirus pandemic and government responses can either mitigate or contribute to risk factors for atrocities. APPLY HERE
Freelance journalists who are available for immediate engagement in Nigeria can apply. APPLY HERE