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Applications for the Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting and its French counterpart le prix En-Tête pour le reportage en santé mentale au travail for 2020 are open until February 12, 2021. 

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Les candidatures pour le prix En-Tête pour le reportage en santé mentale au travail (2020) et son homologue Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting sont ouverts jusq’au 12 février  2021.


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Third editions of the Mindset and En-Tête guides were launched on November 30, 2020. They include a new chapter on covering mental health stories involving young people, an update to the chapter about addictions, and extensive further development of the suicide reporting chapter, among others smaller updates. The objective was to develop more nuanced recommendations appropriate to several categories of stories around suicide, ranging from incident reporting to investigative work. 


Read our Nov 30 media release



Jessica Lee, a Toronto-based freelance photojournalist, has won the only Forum Freelance Fund bursary to be awarded in 2020. Hostile environment training courses around the world have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The competition this year was adjusted to expand the period and form in which training can be taken. Some approved trainers are introducing innovative ways to deliver courses. Ms. Lee’s bursary brings the number of freelancers who have won FFF bursaries in the past 10 years to 36. Details.


A separate new competition now provides a stream of smaller bursaries intended to help freelancers take advantage of virtual safety courses now being offered by our approved course providers and by other journalism organizations. Funding has currently been allocated for at least 15 winners of bursaries up to $400 CAD. Applications remain open on a rolling basis.  Details




Jessica Lee, une photojournaliste indépendante basée à Toronto, a remporté la seule bourse du Forum Freelance Fund à être décernée en 2020. Les formations en sécurité au milieux hostiles à travers le monde ont été perturbés par la pandémie COVID-19. Le concours FFF cette année a été ajusté pour étendre la période et la forme dans lesquelles un tel formation peut être suivie. Certains formateurs agréés introduisent des moyens innovants de dispenser des cours. La bourse de Mme Lee porte à 36 le nombre de pigistes qui ont remporté des bourses FFF au cours des dix années dernières. Détails.



Un nouveau concours compagnon
offre maintenant un flux de bourses plus petites destinées à aider les pigistes à profiter des autres cours de sécurité virtuelle offerts maintenant par une variété d'organisations journalistiques et au Canada et à l'étranger. Le financement initial a été accordé pour au moins 15 bourses d'un maximum de 400 $ CAN chacune. Ce programme de mini-bourses est ouvert aux candidatures en ligne sur une base continue. Détails

 



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Through its membership in the ACOS Alliance the Forum is able to bring more safety training options to the attention of freelance journalists, in addition to our own bursary programs. ACOS (A Culture of Safety) is an unprecedented international coalition of news organizations, freelance journalist associations and press freedom organizations. In August 2017 it launched its Standard Safety Training Form in conjunction with a 3-day hostile environment training course offered to freelancers by the James W. Foley Legacy FoundationThe database created by these and future applications will be available to all ACOS member organizations which offer free or financially-assisted safety training opportunities for freelancers. Those who complete the form may be offered other safety training opportunities run by ACOS members as they arise. More information is on the form header and the ACOS website. 
             


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