Media and Journalism Awards: April 5 Edition


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Here’s a list of current media and journalism awards, including deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major awards, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org, and we’ll add them to the list. Any featured awards are paid sponsorships. Award descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.    

APRIL 2018

The John B. Oakes Award
The John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism, which carries a $5,000 prize, is given annually for news reporting that makes an exceptional contribution to the public’s understanding of environmental issues. The award was founded in 1993 by family, friends and colleagues of Oakes (1913-2001), who was an environmental journalism pioneer and an editorial writer for The New York Times.
Deadline: April 13, 2018 New Media Film Festival Awards
For years, The New Media Film Festival has led the way in the pursuit of stories worth telling, the exploration of new media technologies, boundary pushing Continue reading "Media and Journalism Awards: April 5 Edition"

How EconoFact Advocates for Truth in an Anti-Fact Era


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Born of a desire to insert actual facts into the heated debates surrounding the 2016 U.S. presidential election, EconoFact was launched in January 2017. A project from the Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World at the Fletcher School at Tufts University, EconoFact seeks to lay out complex domestic policy issues in an easy-to-read memo-style format. Since its launch, the site has published more than 100 pieces of policy analysis that are designed to be evergreen. The topics that are covered most often include hot button issues like immigration and trade. But the site covers a variety of issues, including college funding and endowments, explained Edward Schumacher-Matos, the site’s publisher and co-executive editor and a visiting professor at the Fletcher School. We spoke to Schumacher-Matos to learn more about the site and the difficulties of advocating for facts in an anti-truth era.

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Tell us about EconoFact and how
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Media and Journalism Fellowships: April 4 Edition


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Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, or you would like your program to be in the featured fellowship slot, please let us know by contacting Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org and we’ll add them to the list. All featured fellowships are paid promotional slots. Fellowship descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.

APRIL 2018 & BEYOND

Mother Jones Ben Bagdikian Fellowship
The Ben Bagdikian Fellowship Program offers a crash course in investigative journalism. Mother Jones fellows dive deep into every aspect of a national multimedia outfit—from making news to making it pretty, ensuring its impact, and mastering the inner workings of nonprofit publishing. Fellowship positions include:
Deadline: April 1, 2018

Economics of Aging and Work Journalism Fellowship
During a 10-month fellowship period, the selected journalist will develop the analytical research Continue reading "Media and Journalism Fellowships: April 4 Edition"

Upcoming Trainings and Courses: April 3 Edition


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Each week, MediaShift will list upcoming online trainings and courses for journalists and media people – with a focus on digital training. We’ll include our DigitalEd courses, as well as those from Mediabistro, NewsU, and others. If we’re missing anything, or you’d like to pay to promote your training in the “featured training” spot of our weekly post, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org. Any non-MediaShift courses in the “featured training” slot are paid placements. Note: Course and training descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.

Featured Training

How to Get Better Engagement Metrics
Engagement is so much more than Facebook reach. For publishers who want to cultivate a direct relationship with readers, it’s the top of the customer funnel. And how you define and measure engagement in your newsroom matters directly to whether you’ll be leading the industry or lagging behind. This live Continue reading "Upcoming Trainings and Courses: April 3 Edition"

Upcoming Events in Digital Media: April 2 Edition


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Each week, MediaShift posts an ongoing list of upcoming events in the digital media and journalism world. These will be a mix of MediaShift-produced events and other events. If we’re missing any major events, or you’d like to pay to promote your event in the “featured event” spot of our weekly post, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org. Any non-MediaShift events in the “featured event” slot are paid placements. Also, be sure to sign up for our events email newsletter to get notifications about future MediaShift events. Note: Event descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.      

APRIL 2018

Reader Revenue: Building a Business with Your Audience
April 6, 2018
Consumer revenue is a hot topic for news organizations around the world, as more and more newsrooms ask their readers and viewers directly to support their work. But setting up a clear and Continue reading "Upcoming Events in Digital Media: April 2 Edition"

Media and Journalism Awards: March 29 Edition


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Here’s a list of current media and journalism awards, including deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major awards, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org, and we’ll add them to the list. Any featured awards are paid sponsorships. Award descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.    

APRIL 2018

The John B. Oakes Award
The John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism, which carries a $5,000 prize, is given annually for news reporting that makes an exceptional contribution to the public’s understanding of environmental issues. The award was founded in 1993 by family, friends and colleagues of Oakes (1913-2001), who was an environmental journalism pioneer and an editorial writer for The New York Times.
Deadline: April 13, 2018 New Media Film Festival Awards
For years, The New Media Film Festival has led the way in the pursuit of stories worth telling, the exploration of new media technologies, boundary pushing Continue reading "Media and Journalism Awards: March 29 Edition"

Media and Journalism Fellowships: March 28 Edition


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Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, or you would like your program to be in the featured fellowship slot, please let us know by contacting Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org and we’ll add them to the list. All featured fellowships are paid promotional slots. Fellowship descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.

MARCH 2018

Spotlight Investigative Journalism Fellowship
Open Road Films and Participant Media, with support from First Look Media, are sponsoring a fellowship of up to $100,000 to be awarded by The Boston Globe for one or more individuals or teams of journalists to work on in-depth research and reporting projects. The chosen journalist(s) will collaborate with established investigative reporters and editors from The Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Spotlight Team.
Deadline: March 31, 2018

APRIL 2018 & BEYOND

Mother Jones Continue reading "Media and Journalism Fellowships: March 28 Edition"

How Canadian Filmmakers Combined a Film + Game to Combat Gambling Addiction


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Documentary filmmaking is hard work. Typically, producing a documentary film requires months of background research, developing a budget, creating a production outline, making a shot list, and finding cooperative characters to tell their stories — and that’s before filming even begins. A group of filmmakers in Canada took their project one step further — by adding an interactive game element to their project. “Thank You For Playing,” produced by the National Film Board of Canada, is part documentary film and part web game. The game simulates how casino games that reward users with positive reinforcement can lead to gambling addiction. In Canada, revenue from gambling is used for infrastructure, health care, social services — and even preventing and treating gambling addiction. More than 35 percent of those revenues come from individuals with a gambling problem, according to the film. It’s a paradox that the film’s director, Andréa Cohen-Boulakia, said
Continue reading "How Canadian Filmmakers Combined a Film + Game to Combat Gambling Addiction"

Upcoming Trainings and Courses: March 27 Edition


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Each week, MediaShift will list upcoming online trainings and courses for journalists and media people – with a focus on digital training. We’ll include our DigitalEd courses, as well as those from Mediabistro, NewsU, and others. If we’re missing anything, or you’d like to pay to promote your training in the “featured training” spot of our weekly post, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org. Any non-MediaShift courses in the “featured training” slot are paid placements. Note: Course and training descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.

Featured Training

How to Get Better Engagement Metrics
Engagement is so much more than Facebook reach. For publishers who want to cultivate a direct relationship with readers, it’s the top of the customer funnel. And how you define and measure engagement in your newsroom matters directly to whether you’ll be leading the industry or lagging behind. This live Continue reading "Upcoming Trainings and Courses: March 27 Edition"

Upcoming Events in Digital Media: March 26 Edition


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Each week, MediaShift posts an ongoing list of upcoming events in the digital media and journalism world. These will be a mix of MediaShift-produced events and other events. If we’re missing any major events, or you’d like to pay to promote your event in the “featured event” spot of our weekly post, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org. Any non-MediaShift events in the “featured event” slot are paid placements. Also, be sure to sign up for our events email newsletter to get notifications about future MediaShift events. Note: Event descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.      

APRIL 2018

Reader Revenue: Building a Business with Your Audience
April 6, 2018
Consumer revenue is a hot topic for news organizations around the world, as more and more newsrooms ask their readers and viewers directly to support their work. But setting up a clear and Continue reading "Upcoming Events in Digital Media: March 26 Edition"

Media and Journalism Awards: March 22 Edition


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Here’s a list of current media and journalism awards, including deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major awards, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org, and we’ll add them to the list. Any featured awards are paid sponsorships. Award descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.  

MARCH 2018 DEADLINES

Distinguished Teaching in Journalism Award
This Distinguished Teaching in Journalism Award honors a collegiate journalism educator and recognizes outstanding teaching ability, contributions to journalism, journalism education and contributions toward maintaining the highest standards of the profession.
Deadline: March 19, 2018 Data Journalism Awards
The awards are an international contest recognizing outstanding work in data journalism worldwide.
Deadline: March 26, 2018

APRIL 2018

The John B. Oakes Award
The John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism, which carries a $5,000 prize, is given annually for news reporting that makes an exceptional contribution to the public’s Continue reading "Media and Journalism Awards: March 22 Edition"

Media and Journalism Fellowships: March 21 Edition


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Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, or you would like your program to be in the featured fellowship slot, please let us know by contacting Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org and we’ll add them to the list. All featured fellowships are paid promotional slots. Fellowship descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.

MARCH 2018

Spotlight Investigative Journalism Fellowship
Open Road Films and Participant Media, with support from First Look Media, are sponsoring a fellowship of up to $100,000 to be awarded by The Boston Globe for one or more individuals or teams of journalists to work on in-depth research and reporting projects. The chosen journalist(s) will collaborate with established investigative reporters and editors from The Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Spotlight Team.
Deadline: March 31, 2018

APRIL 2018 & BEYOND

Mother Jones Continue reading "Media and Journalism Fellowships: March 21 Edition"

Upcoming Trainings and Courses: March 20 Edition


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Each week, MediaShift will list upcoming online trainings and courses for journalists and media people – with a focus on digital training. We’ll include our DigitalEd courses, as well as those from Mediabistro, NewsU, and others. If we’re missing anything, or you’d like to pay to promote your training in the “featured training” spot of our weekly post, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org. Any non-MediaShift courses in the “featured training” slot are paid placements. Note: Course and training descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.

Featured Training

How to Get Better Engagement Metrics
Engagement is so much more than Facebook reach. For publishers who want to cultivate a direct relationship with readers, it’s the top of the customer funnel. And how you define and measure engagement in your newsroom matters directly to whether you’ll be leading the industry or lagging behind. This live Continue reading "Upcoming Trainings and Courses: March 20 Edition"

Upcoming Events in Digital Media: March 19 Edition


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Each week, MediaShift posts an ongoing list of upcoming events in the digital media and journalism world. These will be a mix of MediaShift-produced events and other events. If we’re missing any major events, or you’d like to pay to promote your event in the “featured event” spot of our weekly post, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org. Any non-MediaShift events in the “featured event” slot are paid placements. Also, be sure to sign up for our events email newsletter to get notifications about future MediaShift events. Note: Event descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.  

MARCH 2018

  Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 
March 19 – 21, 2018
London, UK
To survive and thrive in the digital era, now is the time to drive data and analytics into the core of your business and scale outward to every employee, customer, supplier and partner. Continue reading "Upcoming Events in Digital Media: March 19 Edition"

Media and Journalism Awards: March 14 Edition


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Here’s a list of current media and journalism awards, including deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major awards, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org, and we’ll add them to the list. Any featured awards are paid sponsorships. Award descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.  

MARCH 2018 DEADLINES

  Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting
The National Press Foundation has established a journalism award to honor excellence in mental health reporting. The award, which carries a $10,000 prize, is called the Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting, in memory of the Potomac, Maryland philanthropist and activist. Mattingly’s family decided to establish the award in the aftermath of her tragic death in 2014.
Deadline: March 16, 2018 Distinguished Teaching in Journalism Award
This Distinguished Teaching in Journalism Award honors a collegiate journalism educator and recognizes outstanding teaching ability, contributions to journalism, journalism Continue reading "Media and Journalism Awards: March 14 Edition"

Media and Journalism Fellowships: March 14 Edition


This post is by Bianca Fortis from MediaShift


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Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, or you would like your program to be in the featured fellowship slot, please let us know by contacting Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org and we’ll add them to the list. All featured fellowships are paid promotional slots. Fellowship descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.

MARCH 2018

Spotlight Investigative Journalism Fellowship
Open Road Films and Participant Media, with support from First Look Media, are sponsoring a fellowship of up to $100,000 to be awarded by The Boston Globe for one or more individuals or teams of journalists to work on in-depth research and reporting projects. The chosen journalist(s) will collaborate with established investigative reporters and editors from The Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Spotlight Team.
Deadline: March 31, 2018

APRIL 2018 & BEYOND

Mother Jones Continue reading "Media and Journalism Fellowships: March 14 Edition"

Upcoming Trainings and Courses: March 13 Edition


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Each week, MediaShift will list upcoming online trainings and courses for journalists and media people – with a focus on digital training. We’ll include our DigitalEd courses, as well as those from Mediabistro, NewsU, and others. If we’re missing anything, or you’d like to pay to promote your training in the “featured training” spot of our weekly post, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org. Any non-MediaShift courses in the “featured training” slot are paid placements. Note: Course and training descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.  

March 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Bots for News 
Chat apps for news, Twitter bots, Alexa Skills… artificial intelligence is a growing trend in media. More and more media brands are automating their internal processes and experimenting with the automated delivery of news on mobile.Bots can keep an eye on things for us and engage with Continue reading "Upcoming Trainings and Courses: March 13 Edition"

Upcoming Events in Digital Media: March 12 Edition


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Each week, MediaShift posts an ongoing list of upcoming events in the digital media and journalism world. These will be a mix of MediaShift-produced events and other events. If we’re missing any major events, or you’d like to pay to promote your event in the “featured event” spot of our weekly post, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org. Any non-MediaShift events in the “featured event” slot are paid placements. Also, be sure to sign up for our events email newsletter to get notifications about future MediaShift events. Note: Event descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.  

MARCH 2018

  SXSW 2018
March 9-18, 2018
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery. Year after year, the event is a Continue reading "Upcoming Events in Digital Media: March 12 Edition"

Media and Journalism Awards: March 8 Edition


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Here’s a list of current media and journalism awards, including deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major awards, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org, and we’ll add them to the list. Any featured awards are paid sponsorships. Award descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.  

MARCH 2018 DEADLINES

Meyer “Mike” Berger Award
The Meyer “Mike” Berger Award and its $2,000 cash prize are awarded for outstanding human interest reporting across platforms.
Deadline for nominations: March 7, 2018 North America Digital Media Awards 2018
These awards, presented by WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, recognise publishers who have adopted digital media and mobile strategies as part of their total product offering to meet the major changes in how people consume news and information today.
Deadline: March 9, 2018 (Registration closes) Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting
The National Press Continue reading "Media and Journalism Awards: March 8 Edition"

Media and Journalism Fellowships: March 7 Edition


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Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, or you would like your program to be in the featured fellowship slot, please let us know by contacting Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org and we’ll add them to the list. All featured fellowships are paid promotional slots. Fellowship descriptions are excerpts, edited for length and clarity.

MARCH 2018

Spotlight Investigative Journalism Fellowship
Open Road Films and Participant Media, with support from First Look Media, are sponsoring a fellowship of up to $100,000 to be awarded by The Boston Globe for one or more individuals or teams of journalists to work on in-depth research and reporting projects. The chosen journalist(s) will collaborate with established investigative reporters and editors from The Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Spotlight Team.
Deadline: March 31, 2018

APRIL 2018 & BEYOND

Mother Jones Continue reading "Media and Journalism Fellowships: March 7 Edition"