Workshop on social media and journalism held
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.