M100 Young European Journalist Workshop is part of the annual international media conference M100 Sanssouci Colloquium. It offers young journalists the opportunity to participate in workshops focusing on the theme « Reporting in Crises and the Crisis in Reporting » between 10th September and 2nd October 2021.
Participants should be passionate about their role in the democratic process and take an active interest in the future of media, journalism and democracy.
Due to the COVID situation the workshop will be conducted as a decentral, online event over the course of six weeks.
The seminar will take place online between 10th September and 2nd October in three modules.
Module I: Starting the Journey: Outlining common challenges and common goals
– 10 Sept 2021 (14:00-17:00 MEZ) – 11 Sept 2021 (10:00-15:00 MEZ)
Module II: How do we get there? An agenda for resilience in journalism
– 17 Sept 2021 – 18 Sept 2021 (10:00-15:00 MEZ)
Module III: And now? Transferring our knowledge & “Masterpiece”
– 1 October 2021 (10:00 – 15:00 MEZ) – 2 October 2021 (10:00 – 15:00 MEZ)
Participants can attend the M100 Sanssouci Colloquium, which will be held online on October 6 on the topic “From crisis in perpetuity to democratic resilience”.
Who can apply
Young journalists, bloggers or scholars, between 18 and 26 years old from Europe, the countries of the Eastern Partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) and Russia.
How to apply
Applicants should write a short essay in English (5,000 letters maximum) on journalism and Covid-19 in their country. They are free to focus on either the media coverage of the pandemic or the impact of the latter on journalism at large.
Applicants should also include a short CV and send it in one PDF (not larger than 2 MB).
Applications must be sent to Ms Sabine Sasse: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participation is free. The workshop will be held in English.
Deadline to apply 23 August 2021.
The M100YEJ is an initiative of Potsdam Media International e.V. and is funded by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation and the National Endowment for Democracy. Cooperation partners include European Youth Press, Europa United, Orange Magazine, and Institute for Media and Communications Policy.
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