Two-way Journalism Exchange Program

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Two-way Journalism Exchange Program: The Public Affairs Office of the US Embassy in Tirana, Albania, pending on availability of funds, accepting proposals for an “Investigative Journalism Exchange Program” that would: a) provide training for 6 to 8 Albanian journalism students and early career journalists at a U.S. journalism school for one week to ten days including classroom and field work on investigative reporting topics. Participants in the program would be identified by the U.S. Embassy, b) bring 6 to 8 U.S. masters-degree or senior journalism students for one week to Tirana to work with Albanian university journalists and young reporters on investigative reporting projects. The exchange will work closely with the existing Investigative Journalism Lab project, and reports will be featured on the projects website www.pse2017.com in both languages. The program will focus on how to conduct investigative reporting that increases government accountability and helps expose and fight corruption in the online era. Journalism students would work in teams on jointly agreed topics during the two respective trips. The exchange program would enhance improve journalism skills and produce actual investigations, enhanced with strong photo and video elements. Lecturers from the Journalism Lab and the hosting U.S. institution will help mentor the students before, during and after the exchange, until the time of the publication of the investigative pieces.
Federal Grant Title: Two-way Journalism Exchange Program
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Albania (DOS-ALB)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: AL-17-003
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.900
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: September 11th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: September 11th, 2017
Posted Date: August 11th, 2017
Creation Date: August 11th, 2017
Archive Date: October 11th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $80,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $80,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 11th, 2017
Category Explanation
Press Freedom and Innovation in Journalism. This initiative is part of Mission Albania continuing efforts to strengthen the watchdog role of the journalists and to promote/guarantee our shared democratic principles of freedom of the press and freedom of expression
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible Entities: Applicants who are eligible to apply are U.S. and (Albanian) Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), who are able to respond to the NOFO and be able to mobilize in a short period of time
Grant Announcement Contact
If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:
PASTirana@state.gov
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