Work­shop on so­cial me­dia and jour­nal­ism held

The UB Post - - Domestic - By T. BAYARBAT

Some 40 Mon­go­lian jour­nal­ists were pro­vided so­cial me­dia and pro­fes­sional jour­nal­ism work­shop or­ga­nized by the Kon­rad-Ade­nauer-Foun­da­tion Mon­go­lia of Ger­many in co­op­er­a­tion with the Press In­sti­tute to pro­mote pro­fes­sion­al­ism in the field of Mon­go­lia’s jour­nal­ism from Novem­ber 30 to De­cem­ber 1 in Ulaan­baatar.

The two-day work­shop pro­vided jour­nal­ists with a wide range of knowl­edge in the ar­eas of pro­fes­sional jour­nal­ism, po­lit­i­cal sys­tem, Mon­go­lia’s po­lit­i­cal struc­ture, the value of democ­racy, par­lia­men­tary sys­tem, par­lia­men­tary re­port­ing, eth­i­cal is­sues of so­cial me­dia in jour­nal­ism, ways to de­tect fake news, and data jour­nal­ism and trends of data jour­nal­ism.

Dur­ing the event, the me­dia rep­re­sen­ta­tives prac­ticed how to find re­sources of pho­tos and sto­ries pub­lished in the internet and for­mal fact check­ing process to en­sure all the in­for­ma­tion you have col­lected.

They also dis­cussed ways to im­prove pro­fes­sional jour­nal­ism, and jour­nal­ism ethics and stan­dards in a dig­i­tal en­vi­ron­ment, and code of ethics for jour­nal­ists and re­porters.

Lec­tures from the Press In­sti­tute, the Na­tional Univer­sity of Mon­go­lia and the Min­istry of Jus­tice and In­ter­nal Af­fairs’ Na­tional Le­gal Cen­ter shared their knowl­edge with the jour­nal­ists.

In ad­di­tion, sev­eral dis­cus­sions took place be­tween the pro­gram’s at­ten­dees. All jour­nal­ists in at­ten­dance re­ceived a cer­tifi­cate of so­cial me­dia and pro­fes­sional jour­nal­ism.

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