The Journalism Academy 2018 for journalism students and young journalists has started

Boračko Lake, June 1, 2018-Reporting on Diversity, Transitional Human Rights in Media Content, Ethical Standards and Media Contribution to Dealing with the Past and Building a Culture of Remembrance are just some of the thematic units that participants will hear and discuss at the Journalism Academy 2018 which is held on Boracko Lake.

The Academy of Journalism 2018 is dedicated to the topic “The role of the media and media reporting in strengthening peace, tolerance and stability in BiH.” The workshop is held in two modules and will bring together a total of 40 participants, students from the Department of Journalism at the University of BiH, as well as young journalists from BiH media houses.

The lecturers at the Journalism Academy are representatives of the academic community, experts in transitional justice, media professionals, representatives of the Communications Regulatory Agency and the Press and Online Media Council in BiH, and civil society activists.

During the five days of the workshop, participants will learn and discuss, among other things, standards of fair, balanced and objective reporting on sensitive topics related to war, crimes, persecution of the population and other forms of human rights violations. In addition, through practical exercises and professional mentoring, participants will analyze media content, get acquainted with the process of documenting war crimes for the purpose of publishing in the media, and thematic documentaries will be shown.

The summer educational camp, which BH Journalists Association have been organizing since 2013, is being held with the support of the Embassy of the United States of America in BiH in the period from May 31 to July 8, 2018.

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