Venue: Apollo Dimora, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Dates: November 15 and 16, 2018
The Kerala Institute of Local Administration is partnering with the Government of India-DFID (Department for International Development) project on Climate Change Innovation Programme (CCIP) and Kerala Union of Working Journalists to organise Media Training on “Demystifying Climate Change Reporting” on 15-16 November 2018 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. This will be facilitated by the Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA).
The objective is to improve media coverage of climate change issues by providing nuances on reporting to increase public engagement on the issue.
Duration of the Workshop
The 2 day workshop is proposed to be e conducted on 15th and 16th November 2018 and the deliberations will begin from 10:00 AM on the first day and end by 4:00 PM on the second day.
The training sessions will be designed for middle to senior level journalists of mainstream print, visual, radio and social media who have prior experience or inclination to cover climate change issues as well as students in the same field. The training would serve as a learning ground for nuances on reporting climate issues and thus editors are also encouraged to participate in the event. The expected number of participants are 25.
The workshop sessions will be designed to keep discussions interactive and participative. It is an opportunity for mutual learning through live case studies and group activities. Multimedia will be used to illustrate the best practices for covering climate change issues. Break out groups and group activities are planned to capture diverse views and to promote discussion.
Content of the Workshop
The workshop will cover the following aspects:
At the end of the training workshop, the participants will have
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