Susan Cahill’s project for the Simon Cumbers Media Fund, More Than They Can Chew, was broadcast twice over the weekend: 17th & 18th July on Newstalk. The documentary explored the relationship between coca leaf growing and poverty in Bolivia and received a positive review from the Sunday Tribunes’ radio critic Eithne Tynan. More Than They […]
Photojournalist and Simon Cumbers Media Fund applicant, Kim Haugthon, will host an evening talk at the PhotoIreland Fesitval 2010 in the Exchange in Temple Bar on Sunday, 11th July at 7.30pm. Kim will discuss her experiences working on projects funded by the Simon Cumbers Media Fund in Lesotho, Vietnam, Ethiopia and Mozambique over the past […]
Applicants for the summer 2010 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund will know of their success or not on Monday, 21st June via email and post. If you have any questions, please contact 01-488 5808 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
RTÉ’s Nationwide will feature a Simon Cumbers Media Fund project by Niall Martin on Monday, 24th May at 7pm. In 2009, Niall travelled to Uganda to report on a new university in Mountains of the Moon. The university was founded by Irishman Patrick Davey and funded by an Irish philanthropic foundation. The broadcast will also […]
Members of the media who are interested in submitting applications for the Simon Cumbers Media Fund (summer 2010 round) are reminded that the closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 7th May 2010. Under the Fund, journalists are invited to submit proposals for coverage of a development issue, which will involve travel […]
The FAQs from the Simon Cumbers Media Fund information workshop, held on 13th April at the Clarence Hotel, are available to download: Simon Cumbers Media Fund Workshop 13.04.10 FAQ.