Maurice Cherry


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Apply Today for the United Nations Journalism Fellowship

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The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is currently accepting applications for their 2012 United Nations Journalism Fellowship program. Dag Hammarskjöld was the second Secretary-General for the United Nations and served [...]

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MATTER: Returning to Long-Form Journalism

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Earlier this month, I talked about three enterprising Kickstarter campaigns — Outer Voices Podcast, Radio Ambulante, and The Independent Voice Project. Recently, another great journalism-focused project has started making news, [...]

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5 Upcoming Journalism and Media Conferences

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Throughout the year, there are several conferences in the fields of journalism and media for everyone from up-and-coming journalists to seasoned professionals. Just a few weeks ago, we covered a [...]

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3 More Enterprising Journalism Kickstarter Campaigns

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Kickstarter has emerged as the go-to platform for crowdfunding online. In 2011, they received nearly $100 million in pledges and over a million backers. With these numbers, crowdfunding through Kickstarter can [...]

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Register Today for Poynter’s “Develop a Smarter Mobile Strategy” Workshop

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One thing that I’ve been diligent in talking about here at 10,000 Words is creating a mobile presence. By 2014, mobile Internet is poised to take over desktop Internet usage, [...]

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Apply Today for the Stone & Holt Weeks Fellowship

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Do good. Have fun. And make the world a better place for all. This is the credo of the Stone & Holt Weeks Foundation, which is named after two young [...]

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Ebony’s Bold, Vibrant Website Redesign

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If I could think of one word to describe the changes with Ebony in the last few years, it would be evolutionary. In 2009, the magazine’s parent company Johnson Publishing [...]

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Quickly Start Your Own Dropbox-Synced Blog with Scriptogram

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You may remember a few weeks ago when we talked about 3 things journalists can teach themselves over their winter vacations. One of these things is learning how to create [...]

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5 Journalism Panels at SXSW Interactive 2012

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You may remember our post from back in August which featured fifteen journalism-related panels which were up for voting for inclusion into the 2012 SXSW schedule. Earlier this week, SXSW [...]

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Apply Today For The Fall 2012 IRP Fellowships

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The International Reporting Project at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAS) of the Johns Hopkins University is now accepting applications for their Fall 2012 IRP Fellowships. Nearly 200 [...]

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Learn To Code Today with Google Code University

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Journalists, what are some of your New Year’s resolutions? If one of them happens to be “learn to code”, then search engine titan Google has you covered with Google Code [...]

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Apply Today for the Spencer Education Journalism Fellowship

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If you are a journalist, an educator, or a researcher who wants to work on projects about the American education system, then you should check out the Spencer Education Journalism [...]

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Apply Today For The Reuters Journalism Trainee Program

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The Reuters Journalism Trainee Program is currently seeking candidates for their 2012 initiative. “The Reuters Journalism Trainee Program will bring together a talented group of journalists and journalists-to-be from around [...]

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Publishing Your News Content to Google Currents

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Here on 10,000 Words, we’ve shown you a few tips on how to define your newsroom’s mobile presence, as well as some other helpful tips for reaching news junkies on [...]

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Tool of the Day: Google Correlate

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When it comes to search, Google reigns supreme. Millions of searches are conducted on a daily basis, and that sort of data is valuable to marketers, business people, and journalists [...]