Board Election 2017: Final Results + New Canadian Board Member

The WFSJ is pleased to announce the results of the 2017 Executive Board Election.

Out of a total of 55 Member Associations, 42 (76 %) casted their vote of which 38 (69 %) were eligible. Four (4) votes were considered ineligible either because they were cast after the deadline or because the associations hadn’t paid the WFSJ’s membership fee in the past years.READ MORE

Refugees in Germany Find New Jobs in Journalism

Terrorism, dictatorship, corruption and global warming contribute to an increase in migration leading to people fleeing their homelands. Among those refugees are many journalists. How does German journalism deal with this? The article below is about successful initiatives to integrate journalist refugees in Munich, Germany.

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Rewarding Ugandan Reporters who Have Excelled in Reporting on Biotechnology

The Open Forum for Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB), which has acted as a knowledge hub about biotechnology for journalists and members of the public in eight African countries, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this September.

As part of the celebrations, OFAB has partnered with the Uganda Science Journalists Association (USJA), the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) and the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) to recognize reporters who have excelled in reporting on biotechnology. Therefore, the partners will be organizing the OFAB Agricultural Journalism Award 2017.

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