Journalists can apply for this free online course on the essentials of fact-checking and creative ways to counter disinformation using just a phone.
The fact-checking course is designed to equip students and journalists with tools to reach and engage young audiences on topics around fact checking and media literacy. It also teaches how to create compelling content about fact-checking that one can share online.
Participants will learn how to fact-check content, whether it’s in text, photo or video format.
This course is organised by Al-Farabi Kazakh National University and In Old News within TechCamp Kazakhstan Small Grants Programme supported by U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassy in Astana, and MediaNet International Centre for Journalism Public Foundation.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Female journalists around the world can apply for the Howard G. Buffett Fund offered through the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF). APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The O’Shaughnessy Fellowship is a one-year programme open to innovative creators around the world. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Centre is offering grants for in-depth and investigative stories related to science misinformation, science denial, and the spread of pseudoscience. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Center is offering grants for underreported stories in Sub-Saharan Africa. Proposals should focus on issues such as water and sanitation, land degradation and coastal erosion, education, maternal health, and climate resilience. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The Pulitzer Center’s global reporting grants support in-depth, high-impact reporting on critical issues that are often overlooked in the media, from global health to climate change. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Mongabay seeks story pitches from journalists interested in writing about carbon credits, offsets or markets. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Unbias the News is accepting pitches on underreported stories with global relevance. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 14, 2023 — Jan Michalski Foundation has a residency programme for writers and translators from around the world. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2023 —African journalists can submit entries for the second edition of the Emerging Health Technologies Media Award of Excellence. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 18, 2023 — The Miles Morland Foundation (MMF) is offering the Morland Writing Scholarship to African writers working on fiction and nonfiction books. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 6, 2023 — The Elevate Scholarship programme, supported by the Google News Initiative, is designed to strengthen the future of the news business. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 6, 2023 — The Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law invites applications for its 2024 MPIL Journalist in Residence Fellowship. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 4, 2023 —Professional journalists are invited to submit entries for the 2023 AIPS Sport Media Awards. APPLY HERE