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DEADLINE: Google Journalism Fellowship
The Google Journalism Fellowship program is aimed at undergraduate and graduate students of all disciplines interested in using technology to tell stories in new and dynamic ways. The Fellows will get the opportunity to spend the summer contributing to a variety of organizations — from those that are steeped in investigative journalism to those working for press freedom around the world and from those forging new approaches to reporting to those that are helping the industry figure out its future in the digital age.
Deadline to apply: Jan 31, 2015
There will be a focus on data driven journalism, building news apps, online free expression and rethinking the business of journalism. The 10-week long Fellowship will open with time spent at Google followed by nine weeks at one of the participating organizations.
Participating organizations are based in Berkeley, CA, Columbia, MO, Cambridge, MA, Denver, CO, St. Petersburg/Miami, FL, New York, NY, Washington, DC and Boston, MA, Austin, TX.
They include the Center for Investigative Reporting, the Committee to Protect Journalists, Inside Energy, Investigative Reporters & Editors, Pew Research Center's Journalism Project, Poynter, Nieman ournalism Lab, PRI.org, ProPublica, Sunlight Foundation and the Texas Tribune.
Fellows will receive a stipend of $8,500 USD for 10 weeks during the summer of 2015 (June-August) and a travel budget of $1,000 USD.
The Fellowship will start on June 8 2015 with time at Google in Mountain View, California on the first week of the program. Fellows will join their host organization on June 15 2015 and finish on August 14 2015.