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New platform for photojournalists

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(Screenshots:) Safina Binte Enayet and Abir Abdullah 

A new digital platform for photojournalists was launched 24 June 2021: https://www.photojournalistplatform.com 

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Photo journalism Students

Exhibition + book launch!

Photos: Jon Petter Evensen
Teacher Ellen Lande Gossner giving a celebration speech to her students.

The International Storytelling Program with photojournalist students from Nepal, Bangladesh and Norway has come to an end with the opening of the exhibition and book launch at OsloMet campus, Friday June 4.

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Photo journalism Students

The International Storytelling Program

man in crowded street holding a cloth over his mouth.
photo by William Gomes

The International Storytelling Program, with students from Nepal, Bangladesh and Norway, met again online on March 22 for a week long digital editing workshop.

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Photo journalism Students

Digital photographic workshop – Nepal, Bangladesh and Norway

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Students from the three countries, mentor Ian Teh and the teachers meeting in the digital classroom. 

Students from OsloMet, photo.circle in Kathmandu and Pathshala in Dhaka have kicked-off the International Storytelling Program with a week-long workshop with Malaysian photographer Ian Teh (www.ianteh.com).  

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Warming up in Nepal, Bangladesh and Norway

This year’s participants, teachers, mentors and alumni students gathered for an introduction day online, January 17.

Photojournalism students from Bangladesh, Nepal and Norway attended a digital “Sunday Session” this week to mark the start of this years’ collaborative Storytelling program between the three countries.

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DOCUMENTING NEPAL’S PANDEMIC RESPONSE

15 Nepalese visual storytellers have been documenting how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected life in their country in “NEPAL 2020 The Year in Pictures – works by 15 photo.circle grantees”.  

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Photo journalism Ukategorisert

NEW GRANT FOR 2021

 photojournalistic student cooperation in Nepal in March
From the last photojournalistic student cooperation in Nepal in March 

Section for Human Rights, Democracy and Gender Equality in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has given JMIC (Journalism & Media International Center) a new grant of NOK 5 million to continue the work to strengthen institutions for freedom of expression and democracy in countries in the south.  

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Photo journalism Press freedom

2020 International Press Freedom Award to JMIC partner

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Shahidul Alam

Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam receives the annual award of Committee to Protect Journalists 19 November. 

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Fritt Ord Student Grant to Bangladesh, China and Norway

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Nima Taheri

Three photojournalist students who graduated in June 2020 have received Fritt Ord Student Grant. All three will continue working on their individual photographic projects which they started and developed during the International Documentary Course in Nepal in February-March.

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PHOTOJOURNALISM HIGHLIGTHED

Director of Afghanistan Photojournalists Association, Farzana Wahidy is an award-winning photojournalist, who was the first woman photographer to work for international news agencies.
Dr. Saumava Mitra has done a unique work of research on Afghan photojournalists.

In this week’s four day session on Peace Journalism with Afghan editors and journalists, the highlight was Thursday, when we had invited Dr. Saumava Mitra from Dublin University as well as  director of Afghanistan Photographers Association .