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Maynard Institute Announces New Partnership and Program

Maynard 200: Creating the Future OAKLAND (CA) – Google News Lab will partner with the Maynard Institute to launch Maynard 200, the institute’s new program to train 200 journalism entrepreneurs, media leaders and storytellers of color within the next five years. Google has awarded $100,000 to the institute to underwrite a 10-month pilot and will […]

After a strenuous year of rethinking its mission, the Maynard Institute launches new diversity initiatives

By SHAN WANG, NiemanLab Published on Aug. 9, 2017 at: http://www.niemanlab.org/2017/08/after-a-strenuous-year-of-rethinking-its-mission-the-maynard-institute-launches-new-diversity-initiatives/ For the past year, the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education has been renovating the organization from the ground up through a major “Maynard Re-Imagined” project, during which it reconsidered what the Institute could and should offer to the media sector in the […]

Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education to help increase diversity in journalism with $134,000 from Knight Foundation

Funding will support development and pilot of a new cultural competency program for college journalism students OAKLAND, Calif.―Aug. 9, 2017―The Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education will create a new training program to provide the next generation of journalists with the tools they need to advance diversity in journalism with $134,000 from the John […]

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Come work for Niemab Lab (Job posting)

Posted by Joshua Benton, July 20, 2017 Original post: http://www.niemanlab.org/2017/07/come-work-for-nieman-lab-7/ We have an opening for a staff writer here at Nieman Lab. If you’re interested, apply over here! The job’s pretty easy to describe: You see all the stories on this website? The ones about journalism innovation — changes in how news gets reported, produced, […]

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Oakland Voices Class of 2016

The Oakland Voices class of 2016 graduated on June 30th. To download and view a Power Point presentation with a sampler of some of their best stories, follow this link: OV 2016 graduation powerpoint Read more: Oakland Voices graduates its fifth class by Howard Dyckoff, Oakland Voices Alumni

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This or That Survey #3

We’re shaking up things around the Maynard Institute. In an effort to serve our stakeholders better, please help us choose our new content focus by taking part in our readership polls.  

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This or That Survey #4

We’re shaking up things around the Maynard Institute. In an effort to serve our stakeholders better, please help us choose our new content focus by taking part in our readership polls.  

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Oakland Voices and KALW Collaborate on Radio Stories

This is the second year Oakland Voices and KALW have collaborated on radio stories about East Oakland. The Oakland Voices correspondents pitch ideas and if they are accepted, work with KALW editors and producers to report the story – radio style. Last year’s stories won the Northern California Society of Professional Journalists’ prestigious community journalism […]

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POLITICO Announces the Fourth Class of its Annual Journalism Institute

Arlington, VA – POLITICO today announced the 2017 class of the POLITICO Journalism Institute (PJI), an educational initiative focused on supporting diversity in Washington newsrooms. PJI, now in its fourth year, will be held May 30 to June 9 and will offer 12 university students intensive, hands-on training in government and political reporting and reflects […]

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This Or That – Survey #2

  We’re shaking up things around the Maynard Institute. In an effort to serve our stakeholders better, please help us choose our new content focus by taking part in our readership polls.