Deadline: February 15, 2016
Applications are now open to undergo a 4-month online training program at The YaLa Academy’s Aileen Getty School of Citizen Journalism, including weekly online classes and seminars to help you become “citizen journalists.”
The curriculum will be comprised of online lessons from experts in the fields of journalism, social media, and cyber activism, providing both theoretical and practical approaches to the field.
The course starts in March 2016. The program will train participants to become citizen journalists experienced in writing blogs, taking photos, making videos, using new media tools and engaging in dialogue and peacebuilding. The content created during the program will focus on issues important to the young generation of the Middle East and Africa, such as gender, identity, politics, social justice and culture, and will be featured on the YaLa Press platform: http://yalapress.wordpress.com.
The program will be held in English and participants must come from, or live in, the Middle East or Africa. Participants must be aged between 17-36 years.
How to Apply
Fill in the online form on the course page.
Fore more information, visit the YaLa Academy Citizen Journalism Course page.