Cross-Border Investigative Journalism Training for the Western Balkans
The Center for Media, Data, and Society at Central European University in Budapest is announcing an open call for journalists in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia with some experience in news reporting and covering complex topics to apply for a unique hybrid-style online and offline course on cross-border investigative journalism.
The course aims to
- equip reporters with improved skills of the latest investigative reporting techniques to be able to research, conduct and present region-specific cross-border investigations;
- integrate technology/multimedia approach for investigative research, documentation, internal organization, (multimedia) storytelling and data visualization;
- help journalists minimize their risks by providing basic legal knowledge, and digital and physical security techniques;
- prepare journalists to collaborate regionally on cross-border topics with an improved regional approach and network.
The course will start with an intensive training in Budapest, Hungary, on October 19-20, 2020, followed by eight weeks of top-level online instruction.
Successful participants will receive a professional certificate from the Central European University, signed by the Director of the Center for Media, Data and Society and verifiable for employers.
THE COURSE IS FREE.
Accommodation and travel costs related to the training in Budapest will be covered by the program.
Candidates must possess a strong command of English, written and verbal.
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