IN OPPORTUNITIES |21/09/2017
  The TransDisciplinary University is partnering with Nature India to launch a media fellowship for science journalism.   The TDU-Nature India Media Fellowship for Science Journalism will financially support – with a bursary of Rs 100,000 (including field travel expenses for the stories) – a group of selected Indian journalists to explore and..
IN OPPORTUNITIES |23/08/2017
The first Health Systems Global (HSG) Media Fellowships Programme is offering six fellowships to journalists undertaking cutting edge news and reporting on health systems and health policy topics across the world. This is an opportunity for journalists to engage and build relationships within the community and report on some of..
IN OPPORTUNITIES |22/08/2017
The Hoot invites journalists covering the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology in Delhi to apply for a short-term fellowship.
IN OPPORTUNITIES |24/06/2017
The awards recognize a distinguished body of work that has contributed to mental health awareness.
IN OPPORTUNITIES |15/06/2017
The International Center for Journalists is currently accepting applications for our Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship. The Fellowship is open to journalists from Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania. During this year-long program, Fellows will receive training, mentoring and financial support to produce stories on nutrition and early-childhood development.     The..
IN OPPORTUNITIES |05/05/2017
The Trust gives an annual award for reporting on Environmental/Development issues which consists of a citation and a cash award of Rs.100,000/-
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The third murder of a journalist in the month of September  took place in Mohali in Punjab. Journalist KJ Singh and his mother were found murdered at their house in Mohali on September 23.  HT and Scroll report that he was found with his throat slit and his mother appeared to be strangulated.  The Punjab Police have set up a Special Investigation Team to look into their deaths.

The Hindustan Times has announced that the editor of Mint, Sukumar Ranganathan  will become the editor-in-chief of the paper. The internal mail to staff said that the appointment of an editor for Mint would be announced shortly. The current editor Bobby Ghosh will remain with the company till October 31, the announcement said.                    

 

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The Washington Post  is rolling out Talk  a new commenting system that will allow the paper to better engage with readers who comment on its stories and help promote civil conversations. The software was developed by the Coral Project, a collaboration between The Post, the NYT and Mozilla, funded by a grant from the  Knight Foundation. The Post will integrate Talk with ModBot, its AI-powered comment moderation technology.                                                                         

Propublica has built a  Facebook bot which is a tiny computer program that automatically converses with you over Facebook Messenger to determine you experiences with reporting hate speech on Facebook. Its says its objective is to learn more about Facebook’s secret censorship rules and what the social media determines is hate speech. (Nieman Lab)                                       
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