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Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

At World Pulse, we recognize the need for ongoing learning—for you and for your community! Our toolkits aim to provide the resources you need to advance your social change work.

We are excited to introduce our Digital Empowerment Trainers’ Toolkit, a dynamic resource to help you bring the benefits of connecting online to women in your community. Check it out today! »

Offer: Nieman-Berkman Fellowship in Journalism Innovation for 2013-2014 (Deadline: 31 Jan 2013)

Journalists worldwide working for news organizations in a business, technology, or leadership capacity can apply for a US$60,000 fellowship at Harvard University.

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society will host one fellow for an academic year to carry out a research project on journalism innovation.

Candidates must propose a project relating to journalism’s digital transformation. Examples might include ideas for new revenue streams to fund journalism, the construction of new tools for reporting or research into news consumption patterns.

Fellows receive additional allowances for housing, childcare and health insurance.

Applicants must submit a personal statement, project proposal, work samples, four recommendation letters and a leave of absence letter by January 31, 2013.

Eligibility

  • The Nieman-Berkman Fellowship is open to both United States citizens and citizens of other countries.
  • Candidates should either be working journalists or work for a news organization in a business, technology, or leadership capacity. Independent journalists are also welcome to apply.
  • The Nieman Foundation and the Berkman Center share a commitment to diversity and encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.

For more information, please visit HERE

Please visit HERE to apply. Deadline is January 31, 2012.

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