Facebook Journalism Project launches COVID-19 Local News Relief Fund Grant Program

The Facebook Journalism Project (FJP) is launching the COVID-19 Local News Relief Fund Grant Program, offering grant opportunities to help US local news organizations continue serving communities during the coronavirus outbreak. ABOUT THE PROGRAM The relief grants are designed to provide support for US local news organizations serving a critical role for communities impacted by … More Facebook Journalism Project launches COVID-19 Local News Relief Fund Grant Program

Indian Country Today launches weekday broadcast to cover COVID-19

Indian Country Today is starting a weekday newscast airing at 4 p.m. EST, to help inform tribal nations about the pandemic and to see how the novel coronavirus is impacting Native people. They will also cover other stories that arise during this crisis.  Their first guest was Dean Seneca, chief executive officer of Seneca Scientific Solutions … More Indian Country Today launches weekday broadcast to cover COVID-19

RCFP makes recommendations for press freedom, government transparency during COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is outlining recommendations for journalists, legislators, and courts to ensure the press and public’s right of access to government information and proceedings is protected while entities take necessary steps to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The Reporters Committee will continue to update … More RCFP makes recommendations for press freedom, government transparency during COVID-19

JCamp applications open through March 29

All-expenses-paid, multicultural journalism camp for high schools students provides six days of intensive training JCamp 2020 has been set for July 5-10 in Washington, D.C. alongside the 2020 NAHJ-NABJ Convention. JCamp brings a multicultural group of high school students together for six days of intensive journalism training. Students will learn from professional journalists and get … More JCamp applications open through March 29

Instagram Local News Fellowship applications open through March 6

College seniors, recent journalism grads can work as IG editors The Facebook Journalism Project and Reynolds Journalism Institute have opened applications for the second annual Instagram Local News Fellowship. College seniors and recent journalism grads can serve as Instagram editors for the summer, working with newsrooms to reach new audiences and innovate their strategy on the platform. Newsroom … More Instagram Local News Fellowship applications open through March 6