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Digital Rights Reporting Training for Balkan Journalists

Status: Closed

  • Training & education

Organisation: Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN)

Deadline: 05/09/2023

Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) invites Balkan journalists to apply for their three-day digital rights reporting training program in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, from September 26-28, 2023.

Successful applicants will also become eligible for a small grant to produce a digital rights story.

If you are a journalist from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, or Kosovo interested in reporting on digital rights, BIRN’s digital rights reporting training in Sarajevo is an opportunity to deepen your knowledge.

This specialised training course offers a rare chance for regional journalists to delve into some of the most exciting and relevant areas in modern journalism: you will understand digital rights comprehensively, focusing on reporting breaches, content blocking, manipulation, and propaganda in the digital realm.

The training programme will help you understand the complexities of digital rights and their impact on journalism and give you insights into open-source investigations, data journalism, fact-checking, and more. Successful applicants will engage in hands-on workshops about identifying and documenting digital rights violations and will learn to enhance their storytelling by using contemporary multimedia tools.

Eligibility Criteria

  • BIRN is inviting journalists from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Kosovo to apply for the three-day training course on digital rights reporting.

See more here to learn more about the training and apply.

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