Guest article by Alain Cote of Expression Web Solutions. No matter what your end goals are for your social media strategy, chances are ones of your intermediate goals is to build (or increase) your followers base. There are 2 main ‘methods’ of getting new followers: organic or paid. Organic Reach “Organic reach” refers to what most people think of when they think about getting new followers: you add an interesting post to your page…then a new person happens to land on that post … [Read more...] about How to Build an Audience on Social Media
Deadline: 1 October 2014 Mid-career journalists with at least three years experience in broadcast, print and/or online journalism are invited to participate on the short course Online Journalism to be held from 11 May - 19 June 2015. The course will enable participants to examine the impact of new and social media on the practice of journalism through working visits to broadcast, print and online newsroom. Theoretical and practical work focusing on writing and reporting for the internet using … [Read more...] about Short Course on Online Journalism
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Deadline: 7 October 2014 Broadcast managers working in senior program and/or editorial management in state, public, private or commercial media. Applicants are expected to have at least three years experience of working for a broadcast organization and should be currently working in senior management are invited to apply for the short course entitled Broadcast Management to be held from 1-12 June 2015. On completing the course, participants will become familiar with analyzing broader … [Read more...] about Short Course on Broadcast Management
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Deadline: 7 October 2014 Current employees in or for development-oriented non-governmental organizations/civil society organizations with minimum three years of experience working for an NGO operating in or for the developing world are invited to participate in the short course entitled Using Media for Development to be conducted from 11-22 May 2015. The course places an emphasis on combining theory with practice through individual, group and plenary activities, presentations, discussions, role … [Read more...] about Short Course on Using Media for Development
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Deadline: 1 October 2014 Mid-career broadcast journalists and program-makers with minimum three years’ experience working in factual programming: informative programming outside news and current affairs is invited to participate in the short course on Facts & Formats: Sexual and Reproductive Health to be held from 30 March – 24 April 2015. On completing the course, the trainees will become familiar with the use of a variety of formats to increase attractiveness and effectiveness of factual … [Read more...] about Short Course on Facts & Formats: Sexual and Reproductive Health
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Deadline: 31 August 2014 The mid-career journalist working in broadcast news and current affairs that are willing to deepen understanding of issues to do with Food Security and of the role of the broadcast journalist in covering them are invited to apply for the RNTC short course on Multimedia Journalism to be held from 16 March – 24 April 2015. The participants of the course will be familiar with their role and responsibility in covering issues of food security; impact of new and social media … [Read more...] about Short Course on Multimedia Journalism
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Deadline: 31 August 2014 The RNTC is accepting fellowship/scholarship applications from young and mid career journalists, program-makers, print and online media professionals as well as media trainers and senior managers from 51 NFP countries and the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) countries to participate in the short-courses designed specifically for them. There are five open opportunities accepting applications for NFP Fellowship and MENA scholarships to attend the course. The RNTC is … [Read more...] about The NFP Fellowships to participate in RNTC Short-Courses
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Deadline: 25 August 2014 Digital Empowerment Foundation is seeking nominations from all eligible applicants for Social Media for Empowerment Award 2014. The mission of this programme is to foster the momentum of Social Media for social empowerment while in a cross-border learning, experience sharing relationships by creating a regional network of Social Media enthusiasts in the region. Outcomes: It will work out concrete ways to increase understanding, cooperation and peace among the … [Read more...] about Social Media for Empowerment Award 2014 for South Asia
Deadline: 15 September 2014 The Expression Web Solutions invites non-government organizations and non-profit community to submit applications for the Expression Non-Profit Website Fund. The Expression is a web development company specialized in web design, web development, apps, e-commerce, social media and other web-related services. The Expression provides either a website or the web solution up to maximum US$15,000 to select NGOs who meet the eligibility criteria. The services provided … [Read more...] about The Expression Non-Profit Website Fund for NGOs
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Deadline: 16 March 2014 Helmholtz Zentrum München is accepting applications for International Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Talented post-docs who are accepted into the three-year postdoctoral fellowship program can focus on a research project in an institute of the center under this program. Eligibility Criteria – Applicants must have received a doctoral degree in biological sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics, physics, mathematics, veterinary or human medicine or related life … [Read more...] about Helmholtz Zentrum München International Postdoctoral Fellowship Program