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Looking for journalism scholarship? Here are links and tips on applying

The United States government, through its embassy in each eligible country, is currently receiving applications for the 10-month Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship tenable at 18 partnering American universities. And applications for fifteen other media scholarships and fellowships are open right now. First, by way of distinction, scholarships are sponsorships for study leading to an academic award such

Media analysis

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In the news: Why this is the worst possible time to be a Ugandan editor

This article was first published in Daily Monitor on 21 February 2015. It is republished here with permission.   By Charles Onyango-Obbo In a few weeks, two friends at Monitor Publications Ltd, MD Alex Asiimwe and managing editor for reporting Don Wanyama, left employment at the media house. I have read endless stories, especially in online

Training opportunities

CLOSED: Apply for the Upcoming Data Journalism Training

ACME will conduct a beginners course on data journalism this January. 24 slots are available for Ugandan journalists regardless of what media platform they work for. Non-reporting journalists such as sub-editors, producers and others are also encouraged to register for the course by filling in this form. Deadline for application is 12th January.