Deadline for Ateneo MA Journ applications reset to Feb 15

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Submission deadline for 2013

This year?s submission deadline for the 2013 Fellowships for the Master of Arts in Journalism has been moved to Friday, 15 February 2013.
The fellowships are awarded to full-time Asian journalists who have excellent professional and academic record, a commitment to?good journalism and leadership qualities. A grant covers tuition and other expenses for the two-year M. A. Journalism degree program offered by the Communication Department of the Ateneo de Manila University.
Since 2003, 104 journalists from 14 Asian countries including Vietnam, China, Indonesia, Cambodia, and India have received the grant.
Presently 17 journalists from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal and Philippines are enrolled in the program as fellowship grantees.
Designed for working journalists, the M.A. Journalism program is a hybrid distance learning program.? Online class sessions take place via the learning management system Blackboard, and?classroom sessions are held?at the Ateneo de Manila University?s Loyola campus in Quezon City, Philippines.
The?curriculum is made up of 12 courses including courses in ethics and specialized reporting and writing courses such as International?Reporting, Investigative Journalism and Reporting about Religions. The?program?s design allows working journalists and other media?professionals to study at their own pace and time, and in their own homes or workplaces.
The international faculty includes experienced?? journalists and academics from Australia, Canada, U.S., U.K., Germany, the Philippines, India and Malaysia.
To download the application form, visit the?MA Journalism page.

Author: Shahidul Alam

Time Magazine Person of the Year 2018. A photographer, writer, curator and activist, Shahidul Alam obtained a PhD in chemistry before switching to photography. His seminal work “The Struggle for Democracy” contributed to the removal of General Ershad. Former president of the Bangladesh Photographic Society, Alam set up the Drik agency, Chobi Mela festival and Pathshala, South Asian Media Institute, considered one of the finest schools of photography in the world. Shown in MOMA New York, Centre Georges Pompidou, Royal Albert Hall and Tate Modern, Alam has been guest curator of Whitechapel Gallery, Winterthur Gallery and Musee de Quai Branly. His awards include Mother Jones, Shilpakala Award and Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dali International Festival of Photography. Speaker at Harvard, Stanford, UCLA, Oxford and Cambridge universities, TEDx, POPTech and National Geographic, Alam chaired the international jury of the prestigious World Press Photo contest. Honorary Fellow of Royal Photographic Society, Alam is visiting professor of Sunderland University in UK and advisory board member of National Geographic Society. John Morris, the former picture editor of Life Magazine describes his book “My journey as a witness”, (listed in “Best Photo Books of 2011” by American Photo), as “The most important book ever written by a photographer.”

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