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  • 21 March 2012 | {CATEGORY}

    Norway hosts first journalism award for indigenous broadcasters

    Norway is widely known for hosting the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize Awards. This month, the Scandinavian country is hosting the debut of another important yet largely unknown journalism award ceremony for the World Indigenous Television Broadcasters Network (WITBN). The 2012 Indigenous Journalism Awards ceremony (2012 WIJA), to be held in Kautokeino, Sápmi, Norway, on March 29, 2012, is the first international indigenous journalism award dedicated to presenting indigenous perspectives through journalism in television and audiovisual media.
  • 9 March 2012 | {CATEGORY}

    The Tiziano Project: helping local community journalists showcase their stories

    The Tiziano Project is a multimedia website and an outreach effort focusing on training citizen journalists in conflict and underreported regions around the globe. The project has trained community journalists in places like Somalia, Rwanda, DR Congo and Kenya and is developing guides and tools that will help these journalists produce and showcase their work.