– The Ministry of Information and the UNESCO Office in Beirut are organizing four virtual training workshops for journalists, media students and media professionals in the Ministry and State-run TV Station, Tele-Liban, on “Journalism during and after the COVID-19 Pandemic” during the months of February and March 2021.
A group of regional and international experts will participate in the workshops, which are all free of charge, extending from February 16th until March 12th, between 3:00 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.
The first workshop is entitled, “Media Coverage in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic”, and begins on February 16 until February 18.
The second workshop is devoted to tackling, “Safety of Journalists and Mental Health”, which starts on February 22 and continues until February 25.
As for the third workshop, it is under the headline, “Confronting Hate Speech”, and will run from 2 to 5 March.
The last workshop sheds light on the “Power to Distinguish between False News and Actual News,” and it runs from March 8 until March 12.
Interested journalists can choose to partake in one or more of the above workshops, by registering their names through one of the following links:
Most of the workshops will be in the Arabic language. However, interventions in the foreign language will be directly interpreted into Arabic.
It is to note that, at the conclusion of the workshops, certificates will be distributed to the participants by UNESCO and the Ministry of Information.