Google Digital News Journalist Fellowship
The Reuters Institute is seeking applications for Google Digital News Journalist Fellowships as part of its world renowned Journalist Fellowship Programme based at the Reuters Institute in Oxford.
There are two fellowships available for two terms (6 months) starting in either October 2017 or January 2018 and they are aimed at mid-career journalists resident in one of the countries which will be covered in the 2018 Reuters Institute Digital News Report namely; Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turkey.
The fellowships will appeal to journalists who are interested in the opportunity of producing a research paper based on some aspect of either the Digital News Report survey data or digital journalism in their country more generally with a direct focus on the professional and industry implications based on their own experience.
Applications will be assessed on the basis of three main criteria:
THE JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
Develop your academic understanding of the media industry, improve your knowledge and focus on an in-depth piece of research away from the pressure of tight deadlines.
The media industry is undergoing profound change, and evolving practice means agile thinking and a deep understanding of the major issues and challenges are key to industry success.
As a Reuters Institute Journalist Fellow you’ll spend one, two or three terms at the University of Oxford, one of the world’s leading universities, where you’ll:
You’re an ambitious, high-achieving journalist with a minimum of five years’ experience and a high level of written and spoken English.
You will join a diverse pool of individuals from around the world including journalists, editors, broadcasters, , columnists and freelancers.
You will have a demonstrable desire to focus on a piece of research which you will work on producing during your time at the Reuters Institute. Priority will be given to those proposing research which fits within the Reuters Institute’s key focus areas.
How to Apply
Applications should be made using the online application form. This will be made available once the call for applications has been made.
If you have any queries regarding the fellowship programme or application process please first check the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
Please review the following steps to ensure the complete and timely submission of your application:
Deadline: 31st January, 2017
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