Uzbekistan: Training on non-news programming for journalists

14 June 2017

Within the framework of the project “Promoting Media and Information Literacy (MIL) and building media capacity in qualitative non-news programming in Uzbekistan," funded by the UK government, UNESCO office in Tashkent in cooperation with the national partners – the National Association of Electronic Mass Media, National TV and Radio Company and Training Centre for Journalists – organized a training on non-news programming for journalists on 14-16 June 2017 in Tashkent.

The purpose of this training is t is to improve quality of non-news programming and introduce new formats of non-news programs to local TV channels, such as discussion programs, tet-a-tet etc., that engages audiences on topical issues in a balanced, impartial, non-stereotyped and informed way.

Trainer and trainees ©UNESCO Tashkent

The training conducted by the international expert from BBC, Mr. John Bell. The training attended by 30 journalists from local government and non-government TV channels.

This is the first round of the training sessions under the project: other two sessions are scheduled for August and November 2017.

When, local time: Wednesday, 14 June 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, 16 June 2017 - 4:00pm
Where: Uzbekistan, Tashkent
Type of Event: Seminar and Workshop

Tag: Freedom of Expression, journalism education and training

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