Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship

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 application for this Fellowship will close on August 6, 2017. You can find more information and the link to apply here.
 
 
Devin Chavira – Program Assistant
202.349.7605 | www.icfj.org | @ICFJ
 
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In the controversy over the ANI story on accounts from Russia, Kazakhstan and Indonesia retweeting Rahul Gandhi's tweets, Altnews.in has found  that the BJP's IT cell head Amit Malviya tweeted a screenshot of one of  the Twitter accounts taken two hours before ANI's story was published at 1.05 pm. The screenshot records the time it was taken.  That was also true of a screenshot  of another account which Malviya tweeted. Ten accounts are listed in ANI’s article. So did the evidence of these retweets get fed to ANI by the BJP?  Or did the BJP have prior knowledge of the story ANI was going to do?  Malviya began tweeting right after the ANI story was published.                               

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