Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Journalism Training in Germany

The International Institute for Journalism (IIJ) of InWEnt – Capacity Building International, Germany, announces its Summer Academy "Freedom and Responsibility in the Media" for young journalists to be held in Hamburg, Germany from July 26 to August 21, 2009.

Course Contents: Topics to be covered during the IIJ Summer Academy include:
  • Media and responsibility: why do ethics matter?
  • Functions and limits of press freedom
  • Comparison of private, state-owned and public service media systems
  • Content and purpose of ethical codes for journalists
  • Relevant norms and their pitfalls: accuracy and fairness; protection of sources; conflict of interest
  • Investigative journalism and ethical constraints
  • Media and conflict: sensitive reporting
  • Role of a free press in the development process

Target Group: The Summer Academy is open to young journalists working for print and online media as well as in news agencies. Applicants are expected to:

  • have a minimum of two years of professional experience
  • be not older than 30 years
  • be in permanent employment with good chances of promotion
  • be proficient in English.

Women journalists are particularly encouraged to apply.

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