The Simon Cumbers Media Fund is now seeking proposals from journalists and photographers who are interested in travelling to a developing country to report for an Irish media outlet on the realities of contemporary life there. For this round, the Fund is particularly interested in proposals that relate to the topic of climate action. However, […]
Fund recipient Bairbre Flood was supported to travel to Israel and Palestine to explore how marginalised communities have more in common with one another than is usually portrayed in western media. Here, Bairbre offers further insight into her trip. For more information on Bairbre’s project, visit the Fund’s Project Showcase here. While reporting on women’s […]
Recipient Aisling Walsh was supported to examine maternal mortality rates in Guatemala, a country with some of the highest rates in Latin America. She examined the risks facing women who cannot access services and potential solutions to the crisis. In this blog, she offers further insight into her project. To view a gallery of photography […]
Sustainable and inclusive fisheries in Honduras, female athletes in Kenya, value-added trade in Uganda and plastic waste in Malaysia are among the topics that will be explored by successful applicants to the summer 2019 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. Eleven media professionals drawn from various local and national media outlets will travel to […]
Fund recipient Bairbre Flood was supported to travel to Israel and Palestine to produce a documentary on how marginalised Palestinian and Israeli communities have more in common with one another than is usually portrayed in western media. The following is a blog post offering further insight into Bairbre’s project. Learn more about Bairbre’s project here. […]
Fund recipient Richard Chambers describes his reasons for applying to the Fund, and offers guidance for intending applicants ahead of the summer round deadline of Friday, 21st June 2019. Read more about Richard’s project here. Apply to the summer round here.