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Training on digital media for mid-career journalists in Jordan

Journalists’ training /


23 December 2016
22 January 2017 - 19:00 TU
Arab world
Mid-career journalists
CFI, UNESCO and European Union (EU)

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You wish to acquire or strengthen your skills in digital media and related new professional practices? You would like to learn about data journalism, multimedia production and how to use new technical tools to get useful and reliable data? Follow a 5 days training module to boost your digital journalism skills.



This training is part of UNESCO’s Support to Media in Jordan.


The objective of this call for application is to select 150 mid-career journalists to attend trainingson digital journalism.Specific topics on data journalism, cross media information, collection and verification of digital information and cyber protection will be proposed through fourtraining sessions, between February and March 2017.


Each session is composed of 2 modules:

First module (5 days):
Topic #1 – Data journalism.information processing and visualization
Topic #2 – Crossmedia information. Multimedia production and interactive content

Second module (5 days):
Topic #3 – Collection and verification of digital information. Internet and social networks as journalistic tools
Topic #4 – Cyber protection

Candidates may choose modules they would like to attendwhen filling the online form. Applications will be considered on the basis of availabilities for each module.


Launch date: 23 December 2016
End date: 22 January 2017
Announcement of selected candidates: 25 January 2017

Session 1 (Irbid and Aqaba): 5 February to 16 February 2017
- 1st Module, Irbid: 5-9 February
- 1st Module, Aqaba: 12-16 February

Session 2, Amman: 19 February to 2 March 2017
- 1st Module: 19-23 February
- 2nd Module: 26February – 2 March

Session 3, Amman: 5 March to 16 March 2017
- 1st Module: 5-9 March
- 2nd Module: 12-16March

Session 4 (Irbid and Aqaba): 19 March to 30 March, 2017
- 2nd Module (Irbid): 19-23 March
- 2nd Module (Aqaba): 26-30 March

Please note that these dates are provisional. CFI reserves the possibility to modify this schedule on the basis of received applications.


- Be a Jordan national or reside in Jordan
- Currently work as a journalist for a Jordanian media
- Justify at least 6 years of experience as a journalist

Print, radio, television

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