Motivational Programme on Sensible Journalism, Phase II

Supported by: Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (TFD)
Project period: April 2010-December 2011

This is the second phase of an ongoing project supported by Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (TFD) since 2010. Under the project activity, in 2011, a two-day long motivational workshop was organised in Dhaka for trainee journalists and contributors working for Dhaka city based major print and electronic media houses. Twenty journalists participated in the workshop. They were given motivation and better understanding on the basics of journalism, including principle of journalism, objective journalism, professional responsibilities, behaviours, duties and rights, technique of information gathering and right to information.

Aims and objectives of the project were to the make the journalists realised about their professional ethics and provide better understanding on sensible journalism, freedom of press, access to information and social responsibilities.