Buenos Aires English for Journalists and Disinformation

The Embassy of the United States of America in Argentina invites proposal submissions to create a curriculum for English language students of intermediate and advanced ability to study both English and journalism, based on the UNESCO publication Journalism, 'Fake News' and Disinformation:
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Handbook for Journalism Education and Training (“Curriculum”).

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STATEMENT OF WORK The Curriculum has 7 Units and includes these topics:
Truth, Trust and Journalism:
Why it Matters Thinking about "Information Disorder":
Formats of Misinformation, Disinformation and Mal-information News Industry Transformation:
Digital Technology, Social Platforms and the Spread of Misinformation and Disinformation Combatting Disinformation and Misinformation Through Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Fact-Checking 101 Social Media Verification:
Assessing Sources and Visual Content Combatting Online Abuse:
When Journalists and Their Sources are Targeted The applicant shall convert the UNESCO materials to a curriculum for English language students, for the benefit of primary Spanish speaking journalists, academics and editors, Spanish speakers, with intermediate and advanced proficiency in English who seek to improve their language skills and their general understanding of the risks of disinformation, and the need for news organizations to counter it collaboratively with its readership, based on U. S. models of journalism experience, to explore how traditional and digital media outlets can take proactive roles in combatting disinformation.

Additional information can be found in the following link:
https://en.unesco.org/fightfakenews
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Public Diplomacy Programs

Department of State


Agency: Department of State

Office: U.S. Mission to Argentina

Estimated Funding: $35,000


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
https://www.grants.gov/

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Accredited public and state controlled institutions of higher education; private institutions of higher education; and university systems in the United States or Argentina.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
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Agency Email Description:
Media Office

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Date Posted:
2019-08-22

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2019-10-23



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