Training Course for Young Media Makers - World Perspectives: Diversity Voices
Are you a young media-maker, blogger or studying to become a journalist? Are you concerned about the refugee crisis in Europe and feel passionate for minorities’ rights? Do you want to make a difference to media presentation of minorities’, migrants’ and refugees’ issues in your country?
Do you want to learn how to present balanced reports on these sensitive issues as well as to recognize bias in media?
Then this call is for you!
European Youth Press is looking for participants to join the Training Course ‘World Perspectives: Diversity Voices’ that will take place from the 23 to the 29 of November 2015 in Budapest.
The main objective of the training course is to increasing professional journalistic capacities through hands-on reporting as well as to create an international network of young media makers and analysts active on minority and youth rights.
The project aims to raise awareness on biased information about minorities issues in the media, and the frequency with which they appear. Participants will represent a diverse range of countries and cultural backgrounds, which will bring an added range of new insights and experience to group work, built around inter-cultural exchange.
Who can apply?
This call is open for:
- Young media-makers, journalism students, bloggers and citizen journalists with demonstrated interest in issues related to the rights of ethnic minorities, migrants and refugees;
- Between 18-30 years old;
- Residents of Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia and Sweden;
- Proficient in English;
- Participants of minority backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
How to apply?
Interested candidates are invited to apply by filling application form here:http://goo.gl/forms/tF0KLJkerp
Deadline for receiving applications is: 14 October, 23:59h CET.