“I used to watch TV [and] radio, but never realized that I can do film or be an announcer,” said Mohamed Ahmed, one of 50 Egyptian students who recently took part in two social media camps designed to expand youth participation in Egyptian media. Read more »
The oil industry is critical to Iraq’s future, accounting for almost 95% of the government’s revenues. Yet much of the public – and Iraq’s media – don’t have a strong understanding of the complex issues surrounding the international oil industry.
Through a mentorship program organized by Internews, a select group of local journalists now have long-term access to international mentors with strong backgrounds in energy reporting. Read more »
The Earth Journalism Network Grants Fund is seeking to invest in strategic opportunities for media development, build the capacities of local environmental journalism networks and their members, and respond to their communities’ needs. Read more »
While violence has largely subsided, Cote d’Ivoire is still suffering from the effects of the post-electoral crisis that resulted in more than 3,000 deaths and left tens of thousands of people displaced, following the December 2010 disputed presidential election. In recent months, there have been a series of alarming outbreaks of violence that have led to a new wave of internally displaced persons (IDPs). Read more »
Eight journalists from the People's Republic of China will attend the 10th Annual Seafood Summit in Hong Kong as part of an Earth Journalism Network fellowship program taking place in early September. Meet the Fellows. Read more »
More than 30 journalists from France and Germany will have a rare opportunity this month and next to learn about, debate, and report on fisheries issues at two upcoming conferences being organized by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN), and journalists from the EC are also eligible for reporting grants to cover these topics. Read more »
The Moscow Times, in cooperation with Vedomosti has launched expanded bilingual environmental coverage through a new web site, Green on Green. With support from the Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN), the site is an effort to raise consciousness about the enormous ecological and environmental challenges Russia is facing, actions being taken to both improve and exacerbate the situation, and the players involved. Read more »