Aga Khan Foundation Canada and the Canadian Association announce third cycle of $25,000 international development reporting fellowship of Journalists

  OTTAWA, Aug. 8, 2016 /CNW/ – Captivating stories from across the developing world are waiting to be told. Make your pitch to tell them. Aga Khan Foundation Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists are pleased to announce the third cycle of the Fellowship for International Development Reporting. This unique opportunity challenges journalists to push…

Nation Media TV Channel First in East Africa to Reach 1 Million Twitter Followers| Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development is a major stakeholder in Nation Media Group

NTV becomes first East African brand to attract 1 million followers on Twitter — By SAMUEL KARANJA on Nation co Kenya Leading television broadcaster NTV has become the first brand in East Africa to attract one million followers on social media networking site Twitter. The station is among TV channels in the Nation Media Group…

Triumphal Moments in Ismaili History: Jawhar’s Conquest of Egypt and Imam al-Muizz’s Resplendent Darbar in Cairo — by Mansoor Ladha

“I WISH I’D BEEN THERE”   1970: Mansoor Ladha, veteran award winning journalist, writer and author, interviewing His Highness the Aga Khan for Tanzania’s daily, The Standard (now Daily News). Photo: Mansoor Ladha Collection. Copyright. BY MANSOOR LADHA As a journalist, a writer and an author, what better time to be than reporting milestones and…

Award-winning journalist lashes out at media portrayal of Africa — By Khalid Magram on Digital Journal com

Toronto – An African journalist is urging international media covering the continent to bring aboard local African journalists in their reporting.   Award-Winning Journalist Chika Oduah speaking with audience including local journalists at Ismaili Centre in Toronto. Speaking at an event organised by the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) in partnership with Ismaili Council for…

The Canadian Association of Journalists and Aga Khan Foundation Canada announce two inaugural International Development Reporting Fellows — News Wire Canada

Mellissa Fung Marc Ellison OTTAWA, March 25, 2015 /CNW/ – The developing world’s stories are waiting… and two journalists will soon be bringing them home to Canadians. Aga Khan Foundation Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists are pleased to announce that Marc Ellison and Mellissa Fung are the inaugural recipients of the Fellowship for…

Bill Moyers’ Retirement from Television "Lays Down a Challenge" for Next Generation of Journalists — Common Dreams org

After more than forty years as celebrated and progressive voice in broadcast news, veteran journalist says… “Over to you, welcome to the fight.” Bill Moyers has now ended his broadcast television career after more than four decades producing documentaries, hosting his iconic shows on PBS, and interviewing some of the most influential progressive voices from…

Try Being a Female Journalist in Kyrgyzstan| Your Male Sources Hit on You | All the Time — Global Voices online org

Bishkek Feminist Collective SQ, a Rising Voices grant-winner, are one of several civil society organizations that work on gender issues in Kyrgyzstan. Photo by Bishkek Feminist Collective SQ. The poster reads: “I need Feminism because people should respect my personal boundaries. I do not need anybody’s advice or instruction.” Gender battles continue to play a…

Journalists Share their Stories on WordPress.com

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WordPress.com bloggers constantly write about the events that shape the world around them, while some of our VIP partners, like CNN,  Time, and TechCrunch (among many others), deliver breaking news on a daily basis. We’re thrilled to host another community of writers engaged with current events: active journalists who keep personal…