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Rural Poverty Reporting

04 June - 06 June
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‘Climate change’ gets many column inches and a lot of space in different media in Asia-Pacific, but much of this reportage focuses on events like global summitry and negotiations, or disasters attributed to climate change. Too little coverage goes to developing creative, in-depth and multi-dimensional stories around specific aspects most relevant to developing Asia – and in particular to the impact of climate change on rural communities.

This training workshop aims to highlight covering climate change as a development story – by creating a venue both for discussing climate change as a development reality for rural communities, and for discussing it in a newsroom environment in order to tell better, more effective stories around it linked to everyday lives.

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Start date: Jun 04, 2013

End date: Jun 06, 2013

Location: Jakarta, Indonesia

Application deadline: May 10, 2013

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This course is eligible for journalists from Asia.  Journalists from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and  Indonesia are particularly encouraged to apply.  All applicants for Foundation and IPS training courses must currently be working as journalists or regular contributors to media organisations. They must be able to demonstrate a commitment to a career in journalism in their country, must have at least two years’ professional experience and have a good level in spoken and written English.

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Thomson Reuters Foundation and IPS (Inter Press Service), through funding and support from IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development), offers full bursaries for journalists from developing world countries working for established media organisations. Bursaries would include air travel expenses (economy class), accommodation, transfers and meals. Please note that visa costs or any other additional costs will be the responsibility of the participant. This arrangement is subject to variation.

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