Multimedia

Sep 272012

Indian Women Enrolled in Journalism School See Media Career as Path to Empowerment

The World Media Academy has started its new academic year with a new partner: the 9.9 School of Convergence. By joining forces with 9.9, WMA is able to offer its students a multimedia experience that combines print, online and broadcast.

Our 22 students come from the north, south, east and west of this diverse country. We also have one international student, Susma Pradhan, who hails from Thimpu, Bhutan.

Susma is one of 14 women who make up this year's class.

Sep 172012

Blogger who used multimedia to portray Moroccan children’s plight wins top honor

The International Center for Journalists has awarded honors and financial support to five journalists and citizen journalists from throughout the Middle East and North Africa for excellence in using digital technology to cover the pressing public issues of children’s rights, sexual harassment, pollution, and landmines.

Aida Bouya

Aida Bouya first winner-Photo by Frank Folwell

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Ali Ghamloush

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Arab journalists from across the Middle East are learning to serve their societies through the use of digital media. (Photo by Frank Folwell)

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Sherry Ricchiardi participating in ICFJ’s “boot camp” in Jordan, “Building a Digital Gateway to Better Lives.”

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This program combines online training with an in-person digital bootcamp to equip journalists to report on public service issues. Here, participants reflect on the skills they learned at the recent boot camp held in Amman, Jordan.

Aug 92012

Multimedia “Boot Camp” Empowers Arab Journalists to Serve Their Societies

Twenty-three years of authoritarian government and no freedom of expression left Tunisian citizen journalist, Safaa Daouas, worried and concerned about participating in ICFJ’s multimedia “boot camp” in Jordan.

“I was afraid and not sure what to expect from that training, because such training was out of reach for my people before the revolution,” she said.

As part of the boot camp, Daouas proposed to investigate the issue of electoral corruption in post-revolution Tunisia.

Aug 92012

ICFJ Trainee Releases Lebanese Detainees From the Prison of Silence

A Lebanese participant's multimedia website that documents torture of detainees won the top prize in a competition among ICFJ participants. The site began with a course on ICFJ Anywhere.

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This program combines online training with an in-person digital bootcamp to equip journalists to report on public service issues. Here, participants reflect on the skills they learned at the recent boot camp held in Amman, Jordan.