Morocco

Improving Data-Journalism Skills in Morocco

In October 2016, the International Center for Journalists, in partnership with Code for Africa, will bring together 75 journalists, editors, technologists, civic watchdogs and digital designers in Casablanca, Morocco, for an intensive, three-day data boot camp.

Modeled on previous ICFJ and Code for Africa data boot camps, this program will give citizen journalists, media professionals and civil-society activists strategies and tools to access data.

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Five Lessons from the African Story Challenge Bootcamp in Morocco

The African Story Challenge is a US$1 million program of reporting grants to encourage innovative, multimedia storytelling that aims to improve the health and prosperity of Africans. It was launched by former ICFJ Knight Fellow Joseph Wanguru and is run by the African Media Iniative with the support of the International Center for Journalists.

Unlocking the Economic Potential of Digital Media

Nearly 250 journalists from the Middle East and North Africa learned to use digital tools for public-service journalism in a four-year program.

The Professional Fellows program is open for professional and citizen journalists, media business managers, digital media entrepreneurs and technologists from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The accepted fellows will be asked to create media business models that harness the power of digital tools to generate sustainable new revenue. They will be matched with expert U.S.

Public Service Journalism for Arabic-speaking Journalists

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) held a six-week online course in Arabic on using digital tools in public service journalism and investigative techniques. The online course was the first part of a program that brought together journalists, citizen journalists and civil society actors from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, West Bank/Gaza and Yemen. The six-week online course guided 60 participants from the above mentioned countries to work on ideas for multimedia public service journalism projects.

Morocco: Journalism Training (2005)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Michelle Betz completed five months in Morocco in 2005, partnering with l’Institut Supérieur de l’Information et de la Communication.

Middle East: Journalism Training (2002)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Jeffrey Ghannam completed three months in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia in 2002.