Calling for applications from Maldivian journalists

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Countering misinformation through verification-based reporting 

The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) in collaboration with the Addu Women’s Association (AWA) calls for applications from Maldivian journalists to counter misinformation through verification-based storytelling. 

Applicants are required to duly fill the online application form and upload two samples of in depth reports/or add story links in support of the application.   

The selected 15 journalists will undergo a short orientation program and will be supported by a panel of senior mentors from Sri Lanka and Maldives in the development of their stories.  

Selected journalists are required to publish at least one fact-checked story within a specified time.    

Women journalists are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Interested candidates shall apply online on or before 20 January 2021.  

Only those selected will be contacted. 

Application Link/Form:

This initiative is supported by the High Commission of Canada to Sri Lanka and Maldives under the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI).

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