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To Report On Human Cost Of War: Photojournalist Heidi Levine Receives 1st @IWMF Anja Niedringhaus Award #AnjasCourage

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  • Heidi Levine Receives First IWMF Anja Niedringhaus Courage In Photojournalism AwardJune 25, 2015 – Nearly 300 of Germany’s media leaders gathered in Berlin to celebrate the inaugural International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour and ZDF journalist Barbara Hahlweg awarded Jerusalem-based freelance photojournalist Heidi Levine…

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    The Howard G. Buffet Fund for Women Journalists

    We are now accepting applications for the Howard G. Buffet Fund for Women Journalists. Established with a $4 million gift from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, the Fund will support projects including educational opportunities, investigative reporting and media development initiatives. The deadline for the second round of applications is July 27, 2015.

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  • Levine-thn Heidi LevineWinner – 2015 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award | Heidi Levine is an American freelance photojournalist based in Jerusalem. She has worked as a professional photojournalist since 1983, starting as a staffer with the Associated Press in Israel, then with French photo agency Sipa Press in 1993. Over the course of her photojournalism career, …

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  • Vlasova-thn Anastasia VlasovaHonorable Mention – 2015 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award | Anastasia Vlasova is a Ukrainian photojournalist based in Kiev, Ukraine. She is currently covering the different aspects of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. “Anastasia Vlasova has shown bravery and commitment to show the world community the dire reality of this story which she lives …

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  • Blackwell-thn Rebecca BlackwellHonorable Mention – 2015 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award | Rebecca Blackwell is an American photographer currently based in Mexico City with the AP. From 2007 to 2014, Blackwell was the AP’s West Africa photographer and photo editor, covering more than 20 countries in West and Central Africa from her base in Dakar, Senegal. …

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  • Duque-round IWMF Supports Colombian Journalist Claudia Julieta DuqueJune 25, 2015 — Claudia Julieta Duque, a 2010 IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner continues to seek legal redress for the psychological torture inflicted on her and her family by former officials of the Colombian central intelligence agency (DAS) in the wake of her reporting. The IWMF strongly condemns any threats or acts of …

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  • About UsThe IWMF believes the news media worldwide are not truly free and representative without the equal voice of women.
    The IWMF celebrates the courage of women journalists who overcome threats and oppression to speak out on global issues.
    The IWMF’s programs empower women journalists with the training, support and network to become leaders in the news industry.

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  • Levine3-thn Security, Women Journalists and All Things Digital: A Conversation with the IWMF in San FranciscoMay 12, 2015 – On Tuesday, Kara Swisher, Co-CEO and Executive Editor of Re/Code, Marne Levine, COO of Instagram, and Lisa Stone, Chief Community Officer of SheKnowsMedia and Co-Founder of BlogHer co-hosted an event organized by the IWMF at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco. The three tech trailblazers joined more than 80 key …

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