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How to break into science writing using your blog and social media (#sci4hels) 4 TED Talks Every Journalist Should Watch. If you need some inspiration but have only ten minutes to spare, these TED Talks are worth watching.

4 TED Talks Every Journalist Should Watch

Nonprofit TED puts “ideas worth spreading” on center stage in the form of conferences and independently organized lectures worldwide. These four videos offer a snapshot of journalism today, covering topics that include citizen reporting, verification of social media content, data journalism and investigating government corruption. Data journalists are the new punks Simon Rogers, Datablog editor at the Guardian, puts forward the idea that anyone can be a data journalist, just as anyone could be a punk rocker in the 1970s. Soros Justice Fellowships. The Soros Justice Fellowships fund outstanding individuals to undertake projects that advance reform, spur debate, and catalyze change on a range of issues facing the U.S. criminal justice system.

Soros Justice Fellowships

The Fellowships Program is part of a larger effort within the Open Society Foundations’ Justice Fund to reduce the destructive impact of current criminal justice policies on the lives of individuals, families, and communities in the U.S. by challenging the overreliance on incarceration and extreme punishment, and ensuring a fair and accountable system of justice. Fellows receive funding ($58,700–$110,250) through the following two categories: Advocacy Fellowships The Soros Justice Fellowships Program’s Advocacy Fellowships fund lawyers, advocates, grassroots organizers, researchers, and others with unique perspectives to undertake full-time criminal justice reform projects at the local, state, and national levels.

The Investigative Fund. Who pays writers? Apply for a Grant – The Fund for Investigative Journalism. The Fund for Investigative Journalism’s Board of Directors meets three to four times each year to consider grant applications for investigative projects and books.

Apply for a Grant – The Fund for Investigative Journalism

The Board of Directors looks for stories that break new ground and expose wrongdoing – such as corruption, malfeasance, or misuse of power - in the public and private sectors. The Fund accepts applications for projects on domestic and international issues. All entries must be written in English. It is Fund policy to pay the first half of approved grants to successful applicants, with the second half of the grant paid on evidence of publication of a finished project in accordance with the original proposal.

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Guide: How To Really Get An NYPD Press Pass

During that time, we learned a few things that might come in handy if you have to go through the process.