Media and Journalism Awards: Feb. 15 Edition

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.

Featured Awards

Mirror Awards
Syracuse University
Now in their twelfth year, the Mirror Awards are the most important awards for honoring excellence in media industry reporting. Established by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, the awards honor the reporters, editors and teams of writers who hold a mirror to
their own industry for the public’s benefit. Enter now at http://mirrorawards.syr.edu.
Deadline: Feb. 19, 2018
 

FEBRUARY 2018 DEADLINES

Ancil Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism
Established in 1999 by Seattle broadcasting legend Ancil Payne (1921–2004), the Ancil Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism honors Continue reading "Media and Journalism Awards: Feb. 15 Edition"

Media and Journalism Fellowships: Feb. 14 Edition

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.

FEBRUARY 2018

Abrams Nieman Fellowship for Local Investigative Journalism
The Abrams Nieman Fellowship for Local Investigative Journalism was created to bolster deeply reported local and regional news stories in underserved communities throughout the United States. Funded by the Abrams Foundation, the fellowship in the 2018-19 academic year will fund up to three Nieman Fellowships for U.S. journalists who cover news in areas of the United States where resources are scarce. The fellowship additionally will fund up to nine months Continue reading "Media and Journalism Fellowships: Feb. 14 Edition"

E-Books and Self-Publishing Roundup: February 13, 2018

Each week, we curate the top stories of the week in e-books and self-publishing. Sign up here to get these delivered right to your inbox.
  1. Scribd’s Quest To Be “The Netflix Of Reading” Is Finally Paying Off (Sean Captain / Fast Company)
  2. EU’s New Anti-Geoblocking Law Doesn’t Apply to Online Games, E-Books, and More Fun Stuff (Jennifer Baker / TNW)
  3. On The Internet, Everyone Is A Creator (Mike Masnick / Techdirt)
  4. Why the CRTC Should Reject FairPlay’s Dangerous Website-Blocking Plan (Michael Geist /Globe and Mail)
  5. Cloudflare Terminates Service to Sci-Hub Domain Names (Ernesto van der Sar / TorrentFreak)
  6. Does Kindle Scout Suck? (Steven Vernon / Yours in Storytelling)
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Upcoming Trainings and Courses: Feb. 13 Edition

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.  

FEBRUARY 2018

Covering Hate and Extremism, From the Fringes to the Mainstream: An Overview from the Southern Poverty Law Center
This webinar will canvass the current hate group and antigovernment landscape, and discuss how the SPLC identifies these organizations. It will also examine the state of the hate movement today, as well as key factors driving the Continue reading "Upcoming Trainings and Courses: Feb. 13 Edition"

Upcoming Events in Digital Media: Feb. 12 Edition

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.

FEBRUARY 2018

One Dangerous Year: Threats to Journalism, from Lawsuits to Burnout
Feb. 12, 2018
New York City
These are challenging, even dangerous times, to be a reporter. The president of the United States has targeted us, autocrats around the world are cracking down on reporters, police and the Continue reading "Upcoming Events in Digital Media: Feb. 12 Edition"

Media and Journalism Awards: Feb. 8 Edition

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.

Featured Awards

Mirror Awards
Syracuse University
Now in their twelfth year, the Mirror Awards are the most important awards for honoring excellence in media industry reporting. Established by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, the awards honor the reporters, editors and teams of writers who hold a mirror to
their own industry for the public’s benefit. Enter now at http://mirrorawards.syr.edu.
Deadline: Feb. 19, 2018
 

FEBRUARY 2018 DEADLINES

The Shorty Awards
Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Continue reading "Media and Journalism Awards: Feb. 8 Edition"

Media and Journalism Fellowships: Feb. 7 Edition

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.

FEBRUARY 2018

Mama Hope Media Residency
The mission of the Mama Hope Media Residency is to incubate a deep partnership between aspiring multimedia storytellers and innovative grassroots leaders to co-create powerful projects that transform lives, transform conversations and put hope into action. Residents live in a community in Africa, Central America or India for one to three months to capture their stories.
Deadline: Feb. 9, 2018

Abrams Nieman Fellowship for Local Investigative Journalism
The Abrams Nieman Fellowship for Local Continue reading "Media and Journalism Fellowships: Feb. 7 Edition"