Buenos Aires English for Journalists and Disinformation

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Buenos Aires English for Journalists and Disinformation: The Embassy of the United States of America in Argentina invites proposal submissions to create a curriculum for English language students of intermediate and advanced ability to study both English and journalism, based on the UNESCO publication Journalism, 'Fake News' and Disinformation: A Handbook for Journalism Education and Training (“Curriculum”). I. STATEMENT OF WORK The Curriculum has 7 Units and includes these topics: Truth, Trust and Journalism: Why it Matters Thinking about "Information Disorder": Formats of Misinformation, Disinformation and Mal-information News Industry Transformation: Digital Technology, Social Platforms and the Spread of Misinformation and Disinformation Combatting Disinformation and Misinformation Through Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Fact-Checking 101 Social Media Verification: Assessing Sources and Visual Content Combatting Online Abuse: When Journalists and Their Sources are Targeted The applicant shall convert the UNESCO materials to a curriculum for English language students, for the benefit of primary Spanish speaking journalists, academics and editors, Spanish speakers, with intermediate and advanced proficiency in English who seek to improve their language skills and their general understanding of the risks of disinformation, and the need for news organizations to counter it collaboratively with its readership, based on U.S. models of journalism experience, to explore how traditional and digital media outlets can take proactive roles in combatting disinformation. Additional information can be found in the following link: https://en.unesco.org/fightfakenews
Federal Grant Title: Buenos Aires English for Journalists and Disinformation
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Argentina (DOS-ARG)
Grant Categories: Information and Statistics
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-AR200-FY-19-02
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: September 23rd, 2019
Original Application Deadline: September 23rd, 2019
Posted Date: August 22nd, 2019
Creation Date: August 22nd, 2019
Archive Date: October 23rd, 2019
Total Program Funding: $35,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $35,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $35,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 22nd, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Accredited public and state controlled institutions of higher education; private institutions of higher education; and university systems in the United States or Argentina.
Grant Announcement Contact
Media Office
Phone 541157774658
Media Office
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