Immigration reporting conference at UC Berkeley accepting applicants
The third New York Times Institute on Immigration Reporting will be held on May 2-5, 2013, at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalsm. Apply now.The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism invites professional print, broadcast and online journalists in the United States to apply to its third New York Times Institute on Immigration Reporting. The conference will take place May 2-5, 2013.
The 20 applicants selected as New York Times Fellows will learn about the new dynamics of America's immigration debate and the country's changing demographics. The intensive four-day program is designed for reporters and editors who have some background in immigration journalism and seek to enhance their knowledge and skills.
Institute participants will:
- Receive hands-on training in demographic analysis and work with the latest Census data on voter registration and turnout
- Hear up-to-the-minute assessments of legislation in play in Washington and the power dynamics behind it
- Examine this year's political debate in the context of history, current immigration law, state-federal battles and recent developments in immigration enforcement
- Get exclusive access to the first public release of a series of specially commissioned research papers on the impact of the Latino and Asian vote, presented by their authors
For more information or to apply for a fellowship, click here.