The Simon Cumbers Media Fund is now accepting proposals on development-related issues from journalists and photographers working for local and national media outlets. Submissions are encouraged from media professionals who wish to travel to a developing country to report on modern life there. Proposed projects should focus on international development themes, including the UN […]
If you are interested in applying for the summer 2015 round but would like to find out a little more, a workshop for prospective applicants will take place on Thursday, 16th April 2015 at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Iveagh House, 79 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 from 11am-1pm. Places at the workshop […]
Media professionals with an interest in the developing world are invited to apply to the summer 2015 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund which is designed to facilitate more and better quality media coverage of development issues in the Irish media. The Fund is open to all media disciplines and particularly welcomes proposals from […]
Sally Hayden was a winner of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme in 2013, and since then has gone on to secure work with some of the most highly regarded media outlets in the world, including CNN International; Financial Times; VICE News; the Sunday Times and The Irish Times.
A workshop for prospective applicants to the summer 2014 round will take place from 11am-1pm on Friday, 4th April in the Irish Aid Centre, 31 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1. Representatives from the Fund and Irish Aid will provide details of themes and guidelines that must be observed by applicants and will be happy to answer […]
During a discussion on possible models for sustainable tourism in Zanzibar one interviewee made the point that while tourism offers an obvious economic potential for the archipelago, and one that has not been fully explored in terms of cultural tourism, it would be a mistake for the island to rely too heavily on tourism as […]