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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

Shahidul Alam talking with a table
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 .

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Photo journalism Students

Tipping Point 2020 Pop Up Exhibition

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picture from Tipping Point 2020


Photojournalism students from four countries launched their book and posters exhibition at OsloMet Sunday. 

The launch was streamed live to reach those who could not be in Oslo. The webpage went viral earlier in the week.

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Photo lecture on how to cover corona

Fabio Bucciarelli on a zoom call
Fabio Bucciarelli sharing his experiences on covering the pandemic online

The Danish and Norwegian photojournalism departments and Canon invited students to the first photo lecture on Zoom with Fabio Bucciarelli last week. 

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Editing in cyberspace during corona

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18 students of photojournalism from four countries in quarantine in Dhaka, Kathmandu and Oslo were part of a new type of editing workshop last week.

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Photo journalism Students

18 young photographers from 4 countries

The students and tutors after the start-up workshop (Photo: Sagar Chhetri)

Photojournalism students from China, Bangladesh, Nepal and Norway attended a start-up workshop in Nepal last week with world-famous Christopher Morris and Philip Blenkinsop from VII Academy as tutors.