[artinfo] Summer journalism & media courses

Transitions Online mail at tol.cz
Tue Mar 6 12:12:15 CET 2007

TOL is pleased to announce its summer journalism and media training
courses. All the courses will be held in Prague in July 2007 and
feature training from highly-experienced journalists and media
professionals. Details can be found at http://journalism-courses.tol.org.

Investigative Journalism, July 21-30

This 10-day course covers everything from investigative methodology and
tactics to interviewing skills, writing the story and adapting it for
multiple media. The course will be led by Mark Schapiro, editorial
director of the Center for Investigative Journalism.

Foreign Correspondent Training Course, July 21-30

A highly-popular 10-day course featuring practical training and advice
from experienced foreign correspondents. Last summer participants came
from 22 countries to be trained by journalists who have contributed to
internationally-respected media outlets such as the BBC, The Economist,
Newsweek, The Independent and The Boston Globe.

New Media Essentials, July 8-13

Everything you need to know about online media ­ including podcasting,
RSS feeds, blogging and online promotion. This new five-day course
features a mixture of practical training and roundtable discussions on
current and future media trends. The course will be led by Evgeny Morozov,
who has written commentaries on new media, politics and society for
publications such as The International Herald Tribune and Le Monde.

Scholarships ­ A limited number of half-scholarships are available to
participants from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina,
Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan,
Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro,
Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan,
Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

More details about the courses can be found at 
If you have any questions, please contact Sergei Zhmako (zhmakos at tol.org).


TOL (Transitions Online) is a non-profit organisation based in Prague,
created to support the development of a strong, independent media. Last
year,TOL trained over 300 journalists and journalism students from some
50 countries. Our trainers are professional journalists who have reported
for highly-respected media outlets such as the BBC, Reuters, The Boston
Globe, Dow Jones Newswires, The Economist and Newsweek.

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