Association of Norwegian Editors has written to the Inspector General of Police, Mohammad Javed Patwary, at the Police Headquarters in Dhaka in Bangladesh:
Dr. Shahidul Alam, internationally renowned photographer, activist and founder of Drik and Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, was forcibly abducted from his house in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, after 10 pm on Sunday 5 August.
Students from OsloMet presented highlights from their reportage project in China. A total of four institutions and 23 young photojournalists and students from China, Nepal, Bangladesh and Norway contributed to the exhibition.
Department of Journalism and Media Studies will start the development of a joint international master program in photojournalism.
The Egyptian photographer Heba Khamis won first prize in the Contemporary Issues Stories in the 2018 World Press Photo Contest in Amsterdam last week.
23 photojournalism students from China, Bangladesh, Nepal and Norway have just finished a seven week international documentary course in China.
JMIC staff Jon Petter Evensen received two colleagues from Ukraine, News Editor Vladislav Hruzynsky and Digital Editor Dima Khilchenko last week.
The photojournalism alumnis Line Hårklau, Christian Breidlid, Javier Auris and Anders Melchior were awarded for their visual stories created during the course in International Reporting. The course is a part of the Bachelor program in photojournalism. The annual Norwegian Picture of the Year competition was held 9 March – more info about Årets bilde:
The contest is open for entries from 1 December until 4 January 2018, and the judging will be online. The World Press Photo Foundation is based in Amsterdam (for more information see: World Press Photo