The International Center for Journalists seeks applications for their African Academy for Open Source Investigation Fellowship.
The initiative will empower investigative media and watchdog NGOs in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and Senegal. The project is spearheaded by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with in-country forensic analysts and trainers from Code for Africa’s (CfA) CivicSignal AI/machine-learning team, iLAB forensic research team, and PesaCheck fact-checking team, besides the technical support from the Cardiff University Crime and Security Research Institute (CSRI) in the U.K. The initiative is supported by the U.S. Department of State.
The initiative aims to build the capacity of local expert analysts in the four target countries to proactively spot and address problematic behavior in the information space.
Fellowship Cost: FREE
Deadline: September 17, 2021