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Are you a budding international journalist with a passion of going to another country to report on underreported systemic issue? The Pulitzer Center Campus Consortium International Reporting Student Fellowship is looking for you.

The School of Communication at American University has joined forces with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to become a member of the Center’s Campus Consortium. The Campus Consortium initiative is a core component of the Pulitzer Center’s effort to create awareness campaigns around the global systemic issues that affect us all.

More information on the fellowship here: http://american.edu/soc/journalism/Pulitzer-Center-Fellowships.cfm

flyer horizontalWASHINGTON, DC, 1 February 2016 — American University and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting are offering two International Reporting Fellowships worth $2,500 each. You must be an AU student to apply for this extraordinary opportunity. Please contact me with questions.

 

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Press Uncuffed is a campaign to raise awareness about imprisoned journalists and call for the release of those who are being held in connection with covering or commenting on issues of public interest. Journalists are being imprisoned in record numbers as authorities seek to silence and retaliate against critical voices covering sensitive topics such as corruption or human rights abuses. We must act together to change this. If a journalist somewhere still wears a cuff, so will we.

Read the full story here: https://cpj.org/campaigns/pressuncuffed/index.php?utm_content=bufferb6577&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Here are the 10 worst countries for journalists in 2015(AP Photo/Andy Wong)

The Committee to Protect Journalists has released a ranking of the ten most-censored countries around the world.

Can you guess the #1 spot??

Read more here: http://qz.com/388248/here-are-the-10-worst-countries-for-journalists-in-2015/

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The Iraqi government is responsible for protecting foreign and local journalists, the United Nations said on Monday, after the Baghdad bureau chief for Reuters had to leave the country when he was threatened in reaction to a Reuters report.

Read the full article here: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/13/us-mideast-iraq-reuters-idUSKBN0N424420150413

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A Turkish court Monday acquitted the first foreign journalist to be tried in almost two decades on terrorism-related charges, dropping the closely watched case amid mounting international concern over Turkey’s poor press freedom record.

Read the full story here: http://www.wsj.com/articles/turkish-court-drops-all-charges-against-dutch-journalist-1428938043

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KAFR QADDOUM, West Bank, Apr 7 2015 (IPS) – It is becoming increasingly risky to cover clashes and protests between Israeli security forces and Palestinian protesters in the West Bank as the number of journalists injured, in what appears to be deliberate targeting by Israeli security forces, continues to rise.

Read the full story here: http://www.ipsnews.net/2015/04/israeli-forces-target-journalists-in-west-bank/

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