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New online school for journalists

Written by on Saturday, 14 June 2014
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Transitions Online, an English-language magazine covering Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, and NewEurasia, Central Asia’s first and largest citizen-journalism network, are looking for professional journalists, bloggers, amateurs and people interested in journalism to take part in a new online educational project.

On June 23rd, a new educational web-platform will be launched, and everyone will be able to join, for free, the course “Standards of Western Journalism”. This course was created especially for Central Asian journalists, who want to collaborate with Western media and  improve their professional skills and abilities.

The course consists of 7 lessons. Every lesson has a quiz section.

The five students who get the highest marks before July 5th will be selected for a online practise session. This section will take place from 8-12 July. During the practise, 5 students will work on pitching and writing stories under the supervision of the Western Editor-in-Chief. Their work will be reviewed. Edited stories will be published  on NewEurasia.net.

The theeoretical part is available in Russian, Uzbek and Tajik languages.
Practise – English only.

Use this link after June 23rd to join the project.

The online platform was created under, “Bringing CA Arts and Culture into the spotlight,” a project supported by HIVOS foundation.

Write your questions to sanjar.rakhmatov@neweurasia.net

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