Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Free Journalism Training Workshop by Poynter Institute

Following forwarded by Mr Subhash Naik:

Free Journalism Training Workshop by Poynter Institute, USA.

"Join our free workshops in March and explore ways you can address the challenges facing news organizations, journalists and journalism educators.
The free, three-day workshops are designed to strengthen journalism best practices and help educators prepare tomorrow's journalists with cutting-edge curriculum. The professional-level workshops will bring together well-known U.S. journalism editors, media executives and educators with their counterparts in India to address the challenges and opportunities facing Indian journalists. They are offered by The Poynter Institute, a U.S.-based journalism training organization.
Apply now at to reserve your seat at one of these locations:
Chennai, Tamil Nadu: March 19, 20, 21 (at Taj Club House)
Kochi, Kerala: March 23, 24, 25 (Gateway at Taj)
Bangalore, Karnataka: March 27, 28, 29 (Vivanta by Taj)
You will learn:
  • How to be a better leader in times of turbulent change
  • How to use social media tools in the newsroom and classroom
  • About collaboration between the editorial and business departments
    • Strategies for ethical decision-making
    • Storytelling in the digital age
    • How to coach reporters and student journalists
    • How to write with and edit for clarity
Who should attend:
These workshops are intended for mid-career journalists, mid- and high-level editors and managers, media business professionals and journalism and media educators. Apply now. You must complete the application to be considered for this FREE training event.
We encourage you to share this email with colleagues, especially those in mid-level management. Also: We encourage participation from business-side leaders and educators.
For more information about the program, syllabus for the workshop, faculty biographies and locations please visit
The Poynter Institute is working with The Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media in Bangalore, the Kerala Press Academy in Kochi, and M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women in Chennai.
Support for these workshops is through a grant from the U.S. Consulate in Chennai.
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