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New America Media Weekly Newsletter

July 9, 2010

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NAM News

The California Research Bureau and the California Homeless Youth Project (HYP) Team are proud to announce their new website. Go the website to get information and a range of policy resources on unaccompanied homeless youth, with a focus on young people in California.  And check out our project publications.

Visit the Video Wall featuring short interviews with young people who have experienced homelessness or housing instability, including our featured video:  The Street Through My Eyes: A Guided Tour. All videos were produced by NAM/YO! 2009 Summer interns.

HYP is committed to bringing youth to the policy table and to informing policymakers, opinion leaders, and other stakeholders about the needs of unaccompanied homeless youth. It is a California Research Bureau research and policy initiative conducted in collaboration with the California Council on Youth Relations, a project of New America Media, and funded by The California Wellness Foundation.

NAM Journalism on Aging Fellowship

DEADLINE: August 2, 2010

New America Media (NAM) and the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), in conjunction with Journalists Network on Generations proudly announce that journalists can now submit proposals for a fellowship to attend GSA's 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, in November. Thanks to a grant from the MetLife Foundation to bring 14 journalists to the conference.

Selected journalists will receive a $1,500 stipend for their proposed projects, as well as expenses for attend the GSA conference. Each Fellow will participate in a special day-long preconference session on Friday, Nov. 19, and at least two days of GSA conference sessions.

Click here for more information.

Contact: Paul Kleyman, pkleyman@newamericamedia.org, 415-503-417

New America Now on Comcast Hometown Network, Channel 104

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New America Now radio on 91.7 FM KALW:

New America Now radio airs on Friday's at 12pm and repeats Sunday's at 3pm

Sandip Roy Talks To:

Marcelo Ballve and Julie Pham, who discuss the Federal Government's recent move to sue Arizona for passing SB1070. And while Arizona seeks to be less diverse, Julie Pham talks about the zip code that is dubbed the most diverse in the nation–but is it really?

Duy Nguyen is in the studio talking about the world premiere of his play Beijing, California where in the year 2050 China has literally invaded the US and San Francisco is segregated into militarized zones.

Jean Marie Offenbacher discusses her film Tea on the Axis of Evil, in which Offenbacher went to Syria and spoke with residents about their daily lives and how it felt to be labeled as an "axis" of evil.

Richard Rodriguez and Sandip Roy chat about America's amnesia when it comes to past environmental disasters and history.

Listen to the NAN podcast on the go!

The Job Listings Page at NAM — Check back frequently for updated job listings in media positions across the country.

Opportunities, Fellowships & Events

DEADLINE APPROACHING!! Earn $40k a year as a Butler Koshland Fellow. The program is looking for an independent, intelligent, and highly-motivated person to serve a one-year appointment as a Fellow to Marty Krasney, executive director of a new program: the 14th Dalai Lama Global Scholars and Fellows Program.For more detailed information, please click here. Contact: bkfellowship@gmail.com. DEADLINE: July 12, 2010.

DEADLINE APPROACHING!! Society of Environmental Journalists Fund for Environmental Journalism is accepting applications for grants of up to $2,500 to help underwrite environmental reporting projects and entrepreneurial ventures. Click here for more information. DEADLINE: July 15, 2010

The HIV Prevention Research Advocacy Fellowship pairs 10 emerging leaders in advocacy and activism with existing organizations to develop and execute creative, context-specific projects focused on HIV prevention research. Please read all the accompanying documents. Contact: avac@avac.org DEADLINE: July 19, 2010

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: The Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship program is designed for mid-career journalists who want to deepen their knowledge of psychological trauma and improve coverage of violence, conflict and tragedy.The fellowship covers all travel and ground expenses. Fellowships are open to print, broadcast and online reporters, photographers, editors and producers with at least five years of experience. DEADLINE: July 21, 2010

$250 available in the first-ever Pluralism Project Photo & Video contest. Call for digital images and digital videos that convey the vibrancy of religious diversity in the USA. DEADLINE: August 1, 2010, 5PM EST

Travel stipends available for a two day training on health reporting in New Orleans, LA on August 11 -13, 2010. The training will enable journalists to interact, learn from one another, and share strategies for reporting on health care and health disparities. Contact: Sherice Perry, sperry@familiesusa.org, 202-628-3030. For more information, click here.

Don't miss a special 5-day IRE boot camp, August 16-20, 2010, hosted by San Diego State University and The Watchdog Institute. Learn how to use spreadsheets and databases to analyze data, plus how to download data, how to convert it from text, where to look for it on the Web, and more. Contact: Stephanie Sinn, stephanie@ire.org

The Rory Peck Awards, honoring the work of professional freelance cameramen and women is calling for entries for 2010. The competition is free to enter. Entries must have had their first broadcast between August 1, 2009 and July 31, 2010. DEADLINE: September 6, 2010.

The California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships at USC's Annenberg School of Journalism provide California journalists with an opportunity to gain insights into community health issues and to learn multimedia reporting skills during two four-day sessions in Los Angeles October 21-24, 2010 and January 20-23, 2011. All-expenses-paid fellowships are open to print, broadcast and online reporters, photographers, editors and producers. Click here to register. DEADLINE: September 2, 2010.

South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) and Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts are calling for submissions that are reflections, critiques, and analysis on how the way we think about race, religion, etc has been change by 9/11. More information here. Contact: info@saalt.org DEADLINE: October 15, 2010.

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is offering a $25,000 stipend and half the tution for graduate study in the US for applicants 30 and younger who are either a resident alien, someone who has been naturalized as a US citizen, or the child of a US naturalized parent. DEADLINE: Novemeber 1, 2010

NAM Directory of Ethnic Media and Other Announcements
Fellowships

New America Media has updated and expanded the NAM Online Directory of Ethnic Media, the largest database of ethnic print, radio, TV and online media in the US. It now includes 3,000 media outlets, searchable by city, state, ethnicity, language and media type.

To subscribe to the online edition, contact Elena Shore or email directory@newamericamedia.org.

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