Applications Invited for News Trust Fellowship 2021

Applications Invited for News Trust Fellowship 2021

Organization: Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism - University of Oxford

Apply By: 28 Sep 2020

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About the Organization:

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is dedicated to exploring the future of journalism worldwide through debate, engagement, and research. They believe in the value of independent journalism, the power of news, and the importance of an informed public. They are committed to the timeless journalistic aspiration of seeking truth and reporting it, as well as the ongoing work of remaking the profession and the organisations that enable it. Their focus is on journalism, the media industry, and the public that they serve.

News Trust Fellowship 2021

In 2021, they will grant two fellowships to mid-career journalists who have ideas for ways to enhance trust in the news media. The successful applicants will join the Journalism Fellowship at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University for six months, starting in January 2021. 

This means you will have access to Oxford libraries, the full wealth of research data and specialists at the Reuters Institute, and a cohort of top journalists from around the world with whom you can share and develop your ideas. 


  • You will be given a stipend to cover your food and accommodation, and will be able to spend time researching, developing and testing your idea before presenting and publishing your findings.
  • Your travel to Oxford and back home will be covered, and we will provide support in the visa process. 


  • Open to journalists from US of America, UK, India and Brazil
  • They should have atleast 5 years of experience
  • Have an idea to improve trust in news


Applications should include: 

  • A 600-word summary of the idea you believe will enhance trust in the news media
  • A 2- to 3-page CV including contact details for three references, and links to recent work 
  • A one-page statement explaining who you are and why you would like to join them

Deadline: 08.00 GMT on September 28th

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