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Call open for Roche Prize for Health Journalism 2024

“In 2024, the Roche Prize for Health Journalism returns to celebrate the best stories and coverage focused on health and science issues from Latin America, Spain and the United States, in Spanish and Portuguese. [...] The call for this twelfth edition will be open until Monday, June 10, 2024, but the recommendation is not to […]

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Migration journalism is a new category in the IAPA Awards for Excellence in Journalism

“Migratory movements in the hemisphere are impacting journalistic coverage and content, which is why the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) has added a new category to its journalistic excellence contest this year. The ‘Claudio Paolillo Migration Journalism’ award is a new genre in the 2024 contest, which has already begun to receive applications. […] The […]

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Registration for seminar to strengthen journalistic writing in English is now open

The News and Opinion University Agency (AUNO) of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the National University of Lomas de Zamora, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, will offer the seminar "English for Journalists," aimed at journalists who want to strengthen their journalistic skills in English. The program will be held every Wednesday in April at 6:00 […]

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Journalists from Honduras, Nicaragua and Mexico among winners of Ortega y Gasset awards

The jury for the Ortega y Gasset Journalism Awards announced the winners of the 41st edition of the prizes, considered the most prestigious in journalism in Spanish. In the best story or investigation category, the winning project was about an Indigenous community on the border between Honduras and Nicaragua, published in Insight Crime. The story […]

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Pulitzer Center offers grants for reporting on tropical forests

"The Pulitzer Center is opening a new call for rainforest grant applications. We invite journalists, editors, and independent media organizations to submit proposals on Innovative Reporting: Mapping Transparency and Governance on Rainforest Issues.  During this historic election year around the globe, it’s important to take note of how these events may impact the world’s vital rainforests. […]

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UNESCO opens call for photographs on climate change and environmental emergencies

"UNESCO is inviting professional photographers from all over the world to send a sample of their best photographs reporting on environmental issues and emergencies. [...] The selected photographs will help to raise awareness on the work on environmental journalists and the importance of journalism and freedom of expression in the context of the current global […]

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Deadline for submissions for 2024 Cabot Prize is March 16

"Journalists and news executives based in the Western Hemisphere and press associations or news services that serve such organizations can be nominated for this award. Columbia University School of Journalism launches the Maria Moors Cabot Prizes, which recognize journalists and news organizations with a distinguished body of work that has contributed to Inter­-American understanding. Honorees […]

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Entries Open for the 2024 Covering Climate Now Journalism Awards

“Covering Climate Now invites journalists everywhere to submit work for the 2024 Covering Climate Now Journalism Awards, presented with the Columbia Journalism Review. Now in its fourth year, the CCNow Awards program has become an industry standard for excellence. Last year, the awards team received nearly 1,100 entries, from 29 countries on six continents. Winners […]

Last week to apply for UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize

Until next Feb. 15, nominations will be received for the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize, which each year “honours a person, organization or institution that has made an outstanding contribution to the defence and, or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world, and especially when this has been achieved in the face of […]

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IAPA calls for entries for Excellence in Journalism 2024 contest

"The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) is calling media professionals from North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain to participate in its Excellence in Journalism 2024 contest. Only journalistic pieces actually published between June 1, 2023, and May 31, 2024 in a daily newspaper, weekly, magazine, news agency, online publication or radio and television […]