News and Announcements

TOL Business and Financial Reporting Course

Monday, 02 March 2015 16:32

Transitions Online (TOL) - a Prague based media development organization would would like to inform you that we've finalized a lineup of lecturers for TOL Business and Financial Reporting course. The course will be held in Prague, Czech Republic on July 5-13, 2015.
This intensive eight-day TOL course is a great introduction to the essential skills of business and financial reporting, led by one of Europe's top journalists in the field.

We are also sending the course brochure, attached to this email, and would like to ask you to send it to your students and to print out the brochure and display it on an appropriate notice board.

You can find further details about the course at the course page.


Summer course in Italy on Film, Media, Communication and Journalism

Friday, 27 February 2015 14:00

*For Students in Film, Media, Communication and Journalism*

You still have a few weeks to apply to this fantastic course for students
in film, media, communication and journalism. If you want to put yourself
to the challenge and work as video reporter and documentary filmmaker, this
is the summer course for you. Here is a short description:

*Food Media, Communication and Trends (3-CREDIT) Course*
Food Media, Communication and Trends is a course taught in English at GLi,
Institute for Food Studies. This course focuses on the intersection between
food and media, a connection that has elicited much interest in
communication studies over the past few years.

Read more: Summer course in Italy on Film, Media, Communication and Journalism


Evan Wooley coming to MRU

Monday, 23 February 2015 09:55

From David Taras:

I have Evan Wooley alderman for Ward 8 coming to class on Tuesday Feb 24 at 1:15.  The class is in O 222.  He is a really good speaker and will talk about how city politicians communicate with the public.  Please invite your students - there is plenty of room in the class. 


Feb 20 Deadline: Michael T. Kaufman Fellowship

Friday, 20 February 2015 10:24

Beginning in 2015, TOL will start offering a fellowship for each of its journalism courses in honor of Michael T. Kaufman, the late founding editor of Transitions, TOL's print predecessor. and a long-time foreign correspondent at The New York Times.

The fellowship is designed to encourage students from North America, Western Europe, and Australia to explore and report on Central and Eastern Europe.

More information here


The Gordan Sinclair Roving Reporter Bursary

Thursday, 19 February 2015 14:10

The Gordon Sinclair Roving Reporter Bursary supports a research and reporting trip by an early career Canadian journalist who has recently graduated from one of Canada's university-level journalism programs or will graduate this June. The purpose of the $15,000 bursary is to encourage a young journalist to get off the beaten track and to spend a considerable period away on a reporting assignment – a minimum of six weeks.

Deadline: Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 11.59 p.m. EST

Poster below. Details:


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