Category: Updates

Local Media for Democracy

The new grant programme Local Media for Democracy is launched today; a pilot media funding scheme that will inject €1.200.000 financial support to local, regional and community media who are struggling to serve the public interest in the so-called “news…

GNI Student Fellowship 2023

The GNI Student Fellowship is a programme managed by the European Journalism Centre in partnership with the Google News Initiative. It is aimed at students and recent graduates who can apply to become Student Fellows at one of the participating…

CIJ Lyra McKee Investigative Journalism Bursary Scheme 2023: Applications Open

Applications for the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) Lyra McKee Investigative Journalism Bursary and Mentoring Scheme are now open! The CIJ Lyra McKee Bursary Scheme was established in memory of the young and courageous Irish investigative journalist Lyra McKee, who…

UNHCR and the National Union of Journalists launch reporting guidelines for journalists covering forced displacement in Ireland

The guidelines provide key tools for media reporting at a time when record numbers of people have arrived seeking protection. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the National Union of Journalists have published updated reporting guidelines for journalists interested in…

NUJ urges rethink on “giant Media Commission” watchdog

Union seeks new body to oversee media fund The National Union of Journalists has warned that the new media regulatory body Coimisiún na Mean may be incapable of dealing with the multiple roles envisaged by the Minster for Tourism, Culture,…