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Fellowship for Journalists to Focus on Immigration and the 2012 Elections

"The Institute for Justice and Journalism is accepting applications for its 2012 professional fellowship program, which will examine the contentious immigration issues playing out across the country on local, state and federal levels and their role in the 2012 election campaign. Twelve Fellows...

Angelo Paparelli: Journalism's Immigration Challenge

"Immigration, perhaps more than any other subject, challenges professional journalists. The law is complex, obscure and difficult to understand and even harder to explain. Immigration procedures are varied and the decisions of courts and bureaucrats often seem arbitrary, inconsistent or...

Twitter walks where journalism fears to tread

"Last night a gun battle raged in Reynosa for at least three hours. The next day it went unreported in Reynosa’s daily newspapers. #Reynosafollow had it, though ..." - Melissa del Bosque, Texas Observer, Dec. 2, 2011 .

Veracruz Journalist Asks for Asylum, Gives Urgent Plea for Help for Colleagues in Mexico

"In the battle for territory by organized crime in Mexico, the state of Veracruz has become one of the most violent and contested conflict zones. Local journalists, bearing witness to the brutal battle, are being systematically tortured and killed and the Veracruz and Mexican governments...

Immigration Journalism Fellowship Applications Due Feb. 22nd

"The Institute for Justice and Journalism is accepting applications for its 2013 Immigration in the Heartland professional fellowship program, which will focus on children in immigrant families, who count for one in four of all U.S. youngsters. The program will explore the economic and educational...

The Changing Face of America: INSIDE THE LATINO VOTE AND IMMIGRATION REFORM

An Intensive Institute for Journalists - May 2-5, 2013 "The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism invites professional print, broadcast, and online journalists in the United States to apply to its third New York Times Institute on Immigration Reporting. The 20 applicants selected as New York...

17 Journalists Chosen for IJJ Fellowships

" Seventeen journalists have been selected for a fellowship program that will focus on the economic and educational challenges faced by children in immigrant families. The Institute for Justice and Journalism will conduct its annual “ Immigration in the Heartland ” program at the...

15 Journalists Selected for Immigration Fellowship - IJJ

"Fifteen journalists have been selected for a fellowship program on the educational, economic and social issues faced by immigrant children and their families. The Institute for Justice & Journalism is conducting its annual fellowship training program at Georgia State University in Atlanta,...

Your Editor On The Road Today, Wed., Apr. 8, 2015

Teaching 'Immigration Law 101' to fifteen top journalists at: http://justicejournalism.org/events/journalism-fellowship-2015/ ... so posting may be light until tomorrow... Follow @IJJNews on Twitter, #IJJ15

18 Journalists Selected for Fellowship on Immigrant Children and Education - IJJ

Institute for Justice & Journalism, Feb. 29, 2016 - "Eighteen journalists have been selected for a fellowship program on how schools throughout the country are responding to the growing number of immigrant children in their classrooms. The Institute for Justice & Journalism is conducting...

Your Editor on the Road to Atlanta for IJJ 2016

Posting to www.bibdaily.com may be light on Wednesday as I will be en route to Atlanta to present at the 2016 IJJ Journalism Fellowship .