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BIRN Kosovo Training on Fact-Checking Journalism for Young Journalists

Status: Closed

  • Training & education

Organisation: Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN)

Deadline: 05/02/2024

Location: Prishtina, Kosovo

To address challenges facing media in a digital and social media age and create more credible and professional future generations of journalists in Kosovo, on February 26, 2024, BIRN will organize a one-day training module with journalists and journalism students on fact-checking standards, methodologies, and tools.

The one-day training module will bring together 20 young and mid-career journalists as well as students of journalism from different communities, who will have the opportunity to acquire knowledge and hands-on skills on how to report on fact-checking methodology and tools.

The training module will be delivered by BIRN’s team of award-winning journalists and editors, who have extensive experience in investigating, reporting on, and advocating for fact-checked journalism.

Who can apply?

Students of journalism, young and mid-career journalists across different regions in Kosovo, who are interested in learning more about reporting based on fact-checking methodologies are eligible to apply for this call. Applicants from marginalized communities in Kosovo, including members of minority ethnic communities and women, that fulfill the above-mentioned criteria are encouraged to apply for this call.

Language: Simultaneous translation in Albanian, Serbian, and English will be provided.

Location: The training will take place in Prishtina, Kosovo. Details regarding the specific location and agenda will only be provided to selected participants.

Deadline for application: February 5, 2024

Date of the training course: February 26, 2024

To apply for the one-day training on fact-checking reporting please click here.

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