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31 May 2024 | Friday |10am - 11:30am (EST)

Session 3: Training: Establishing a Solid Professional Foundation and Upholding Media Ethics

Media and Journalism Webinars emphasize experiential and hands-on learning through intensive training and interactive discussions with professional journalists for field experience. This program aims to prepare journalism students and young professionals to succeed in their professional careers while fostering experiential learning by translating knowledge and skills into experience. Your active and meaningful participation with questions and reflections will make the discussion more productive.


In this session, participants will be able to learn about the following topics from professional journalists and media personalities: 


  • Setting a solid professional foundation for early career building
  • Ethical media considerations while reporting on human rights violations
  • Considerations when covering conflict and mediation processes
  • Effectiveness of transparency in news reporting to combat mis- and disinformation



Jenifer Fenton


Media Adviser