December 12th, 2013
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Resources for journalists: ethics symposium, fellowships, hackathon and more

Apply for the ethics symposium at University of Colorado
Become one of 20 journalists who will join 20 ethics educators for two days of teaching, learning and discussion of the ethical issues today’s journalists face. This event, inspired by the launch of the Ethics and Standards Forum at ONA13 in Atlanta, is organized by the University of Colorado. Stipends ($150) for journalists will be available. Symposium takes place March 14-15, 2014, on the CU-Boulder campus.

To apply, contact Professor Paul Voakes at Paul.Voakes@colorado.edu.

The DC Internet Freedom Hackathon will bring together journalists, developers, security experts and more to create “privacy and anonymity tools used by communities throughout the world which face online censorship or surveillance” on Jan. 11. RSVP.

Google Journalism Fellowships
Google is accepting applications to support 2014 fellows, who will be placed in newsrooms throughout the U.S. Applications are due Jan. 31, 2014. Learn more and apply.

Metcalf Fellowships on Climate Change in Coastal Environments
The Metcalf Institute is accepting applications for the 16th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists. Applications are due Feb. 7, 2014. Learn more and apply.

Mastering the Art of Making Connections: Tips from Spark Camp
Spark Camp has released a “statement on their core values and learnings” that brings together recommendations on how to make meaningful events. Learn more and download their report.

December 9th, 2013
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The New Media Landscape: 105 Vital Sources for Journalists

An extensive list of blogs covering online journalism, digital storytelling, interactive media, video and photography. 

December 6th, 2013
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What does civic tech look like? 

A new report from the Knight Foundation explores the emerging civic tech landscape, looking at themes, clusters and organizations in this space. 

According to Knight Foundation, the report “aims to help organizations and investors better understand civic tech funding, so that they can strengthen their work and help shape the field. The analysis applies a new approach to research and advances the use of data in the social sector; it showcases an interactive data visualization map that allows users to explore investments across multiple areas of civic tech.”

Explore the report

December 2nd, 2013
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Apply for a micro-grant from the Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education.

We have $1 million to support live news experiments.

The goal of the new Challenge Fund is to hack journalism curriculum in higher education using customized version of the teaching hospital model. We want to fund projects that encourage more collaborative local news coverage, bridge academic and professional gaps, better train students and provide lessons from digital-age news experiments.

Apply now.

November 27th, 2013
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September 18th, 2013
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Congratulations to all of the finalists for the 2013 Online Journalism Awards. There are a number of impressive projects that are being considered for this year’s awards. 

The winners will be announced on October 19 at the Online News Association Conference and Awards. There are still some spots left, so register now to join us in Atlanta. 

Photo by Heikki Pölönen

August 22nd, 2013
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