In April, the journalism community mourned the untimely death of Tim Hetherington, who, along with photojournalist Chris Hondros, was killed while documenting fighting in Libya. In honor of his life’s work, Human Rights Watch and World Press Photo have announced the Tim Hetherington Grant, an annual visual journalism award focusing on human rights.
Here’s another headline to add to the almost never-ending news stories about Google and the Associated Press. But this time, instead of bickering over licensing agreements and the like, the two companies have decided to team up and help student digital journalists. They just announced the AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship, a new national scholarship program “targeted to individual students creating innovative projects that further the ideals of digital journalism.” Read more