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New Media, news skills for journalists

 
„This project was funded, in part, through a U.S. Embassy Bucharest Grant. The opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed herein are those of the Author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of State.”

„AJO’s events - We Shift the Standpoint” is a social and professional responsibility program that addresses journalists, students interested in journalism and local communities from the Eastern Romania.

Grant US Embassy: 3010 $
 
Goals: to offer professional training for journalists in Iasi, Bacau, Suceava, Vaslui and Botosani counties, to promote quality journalism and to inform local communities on the role and importance of media.
 
Objectives:

•    Familiarizing journalists with the new media formats established with the development of the Internet.
•    Raising awareness on the new media abilities journalists need in order to have better chances of getting hired.
•    Debating ethical problems concerning new media.
•    On the long term, creating an online platform for journalists and freelance journalists where they can upload their own content.

Results: 

•    Trained  13 journalists on the topic;
•    Familiarizing journalists with the new abilities they must gain in order to be strong players on the new media market.
•    Improving the capacity of journalists to use social media and the Internet in the documenting of their materials.
•    Raising journalists’ responsibility towards ethical problems that appear in both traditional and online journalism.
•    Creative and innovative approaches regarding grants and financing opportunities for online media products.
•    Raising awareness on the Association for Journalism and Online Media.
•    Changing the attitude of local communities towards journalism and the role of journalists.
 

„This project was funded, in part, through a U.S. Embassy Bucharest Grant. The opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed herein are those of the Author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of State.”

 

   
   
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