Maurice Cherry


Apply Today for the United Nations Journalism Fellowship

The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is currently accepting applications for their 2012 United Nations Journalism Fellowship program. Dag Hammarskjöld was the second Secretary-General for the United Nations and served […]

MATTER: Returning to Long-Form Journalism

Earlier this month, I talked about three enterprising Kickstarter campaigns — Outer Voices Podcast, Radio Ambulante, and The Independent Voice Project. Recently, another great journalism-focused project has started making news, […]

5 Upcoming Journalism and Media Conferences

Throughout the year, there are several conferences in the fields of journalism and media for everyone from up-and-coming journalists to seasoned professionals. Just a few weeks ago, we covered a […]

3 More Enterprising Journalism Kickstarter Campaigns

Kickstarter has emerged as the go-to platform for crowdfunding online. In 2011, they received nearly $100 million in pledges and over a million backers. With these numbers, crowdfunding through Kickstarter can […]

Register Today for Poynter’s “Develop a Smarter Mobile Strategy” Workshop

One thing that I’ve been diligent in talking about here at 10,000 Words is creating a mobile presence. By 2014, mobile Internet is poised to take over desktop Internet usage, […]

Apply Today for the Stone & Holt Weeks Fellowship

Do good. Have fun. And make the world a better place for all. This is the credo of the Stone & Holt Weeks Foundation, which is named after two young […]

Ebony’s Bold, Vibrant Website Redesign

If I could think of one word to describe the changes with Ebony in the last few years, it would be evolutionary. In 2009, the magazine’s parent company Johnson Publishing […]

Quickly Start Your Own Dropbox-Synced Blog with Scriptogram

You may remember a few weeks ago when we talked about 3 things journalists can teach themselves over their winter vacations. One of these things is learning how to create […]

5 Journalism Panels at SXSW Interactive 2012

You may remember our post from back in August which featured fifteen journalism-related panels which were up for voting for inclusion into the 2012 SXSW schedule. Earlier this week, SXSW […]

Apply Today For The Fall 2012 IRP Fellowships

The International Reporting Project at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAS) of the Johns Hopkins University is now accepting applications for their Fall 2012 IRP Fellowships. Nearly 200 […]