Concluding Training Program for An-Najah's Media Students
Within the frame of Al Jazeera Ambassadors Program which is organized by Al Jazeera Media Institute, the Radio and Television Department at An-Najah National University's Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences concluded an online training program over three days titled “Investigative Journalism” under the supervision of Musab Al-Shawabkeh, an award-winning investigative reporter on freedom of information in the Middle East, with the participation of 14 students.
Al Jazeera Ambassadors is a non-profit initiative launched by the Al Jazeera Media Institute in 2012 to provide training to young media students and professionals in the developing countries. Its vision is to deliver the values of free press and professional journalism, and to transfer the skills and expertise of Al Jazeera experts through free training courses to empower media talents around the world.
This program is based on pure volunteering, where a selection of journalists, presenters and technicians from the Al Jazeera Media Network donate their time and efforts to share their expertise in journalism, and to contribute to building a new generation of local media professionals.
Dr. Hussam Abu Dayyeh, Head of the Radio and Television Department, said that this training program aims to equip media workers in the developing countries with the skills of modern journalism and provide them with the knowledge of new media technologies. It also seeks to increase the chances of University graduates in the labour market, improve their work conditions through spreading the principles of professionalism, equal opportunities and free access to training for young media professionals anywhere in the world.