The 2020 Mekong Journalism Exchange will bring together twelve qualified journalists from five Mekong countries to participate in a two-week journalism exchange from February 9, 2020-February 22, 2020. Journalists will explore critical issues in the Mekong region including water security and disinformation challenges. In addition, journalists will receive in-depth, skill-based trainings in investigative and environmental reporting, fact-checking, best use of social media in the newsroom, and news literacy tools from renowned journalist-training programs at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Internews, Poynter, Facebook, and Google.
Dates: February 9, 2020-February 22, 2020
Destination: California, USA; Chiang Khong, Thailand; and Bangkok, Thailand
The deadline to complete the 2020 Mekong Journalism Exchange application form online is January 3, 2020 at 23:59 Hawaii time. Please click HERE to apply online.
If you have trouble applying online, please click HERE to complete a PDF application and e-mail the application and additional required attachments to CDSEAO@eastwestcenter.org.