Citizen Journalism 101 training in Penang

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citizen-journalism-workshopMalaysiakini and Seacem are jointly organising a certified video journalism course in Penang over four weekends. Scholarships worth RM3,000 are being offered to suitable participants.

Training objectives:

* To empower trainees through experiential training and give them the knowledge, technical skills and networks necessary for them to address issues of importance
* To encourage diversity, tolerance, acceptance, unity and democracy

Details:

* Practical workshops held every fortnight (four weekends) for two months – 10.00am till 6.00pm in the Aliran building.
* Workshops will focus on reporting skills and the production of video news content

Courses:

* Citizen Journalism
* Scriptwriting for Documentaries
* Video Editing
* Video Camera

What’s in it for you?

  • Learn principles required to become a citizen journalist or a better blogger
  • Earn extra income as a part-time video journalist at Malaysiakini.tv
  • Fellowships will also be given to the best trainees

The Penang intake starts on 10-11 January 2009 weekend and continues over four weekends until 21 February. .

Please email your CV and contact details to [email protected] or call 03-22843367 ext.111 by 5 January 2009

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Ganesh

My praises to Malaysiakini and Seacem for this endeavour. I hope our mainstream media can emulate the quality, speed and objective reporting of Malaysiakini.