Journalism & Media

New Media Toolkit

Created by the Renaissance Journalism Center, a project of San Francisco State University’s Journalism Department, these online tools, tutorials and resources are "designed to help nonprofits and ethnic and community news organizations navigate the often intimidating and ever-evolving new media landscape." Includes Video, Social Media, Monitoring & Metrics, Blogging, Audio and SEO.

July 1, 2016

DEADLINE: The John Alexander Project's Above the Fray Fellowship

The Above the Fray fellowship is designed to give a promising journalist the opportunity to cover important but under-reported stories from a location abroad. The fellow will be selected based on a winning proposal to report from a region lacking significant mainstream media attention. The selected individual will spend three months filing on-air and online stories for NPR. Apply online by July 1, 2016.

June 30, 2016

DEADLINE: Evert Clark / Seth Payne Award for Young Science Journalists

The Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award recognizes outstanding reporting and writing in any field of science by science writers age 30 or younger. Articles published in newspapers, magazines, newsletters, online-only publications and websites are eligible. Win cash and expenses-paid trip to NASW/CASW annual meeting. Deadline: June 30, 2016.

"In a War of Words, Makers of Plastic Bags Go to Court"

"The plastic bag industry, increasingly on the defensive as municipal bag bans proliferate, has gone on the attack against ChicoBag, a competitor that bills itself as an eco-friendly alternative. A federal lawsuit in South Carolina accuses ChicoBag of illegal trash-talking about plastic bag waste."

Source: NY Times, 06/13/2011

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