Protecting children’s rights in Vietnam; the Colombian peace process; and life inside Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp are just some of the topics that will be reported on by the successful applicants of this year’s Simon Cumbers Media Fund. Seventeen journalists from across the country have been awarded funding in the winter 2016 round. A total […]
Students from colleges around Dublin with an interest in journalism, media or development issues are invited to attend a special workshop for prospective applicants to the 2015 Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme at 6.30pm on Tuesday, 27th January, at Filmbase, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. The workshop will be delivered by two members […]
Winner of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme, Catherine Healy, was funded to travel to Vietnam, where she is focusing on the experiences of migrant females working in Hanoi’s manufacturing sector. This is Catherine’s second blog from her trip. Catherine is being mentored by Foreign Policy Editor at The Irish Times, Paddy Smyth.
Fifteen journalists have been awarded funding under the summer 2014 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. Following the announcement of successful applicants, Minister for North-South Cooperation, Trade Promotion, and Development, Sean Sherlock, TD said, “Irish Aid is extremely proud to support the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. The media plays a crucial role in shining […]
PHOTO: Catherine pictured with Mr Ha Nguyen Hoang from the Hanoi office of the International Labour Organisation. Along the dimly lit tracks of Hanoi’s Long Bien market, female traders sell fruit and vegetables throughout the night. As morning breaks, I sit with Ms Bing, a 78 year old drinks vendor, at her bottle-lined cart. She tells […]