03:29 23-08-2014
MAIN Russian
About us On-line subscription
KazakhstanTajikistanUzbekistanKyrgyzstanTurkmenistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
OSCE Centre trains Turkmenistan’s media professionals in use of new technologies

Bishkek (AKIpress) - osce The use of new technologies in journalism and online journalism skills were the focus of an OSCE-organized training course that concluded in Ashgabaton June 20.

The four-day course brought together journalists representing Turkmenistan’s print, broadcast and online media. It aimed to enhance the participants' understanding of the specifics and opportunities of journalism in the digital age and was designed to build participants’ practical skills in using new technologies in their everyday work.

International experts from Bulgaria and Ukraine presented new communications models, described journalists’ evolving roles and functions in the integrated newsroom, and highlighted professional standards in modern journalism.

“New technologies and media offer new formats and possibilities for communication and re-define the relationship between the news media and the public,” said Ambassador Ivo Petrov, Head of the OSCE Centre in Ashgabat. The telecommunications revolution also marked fundamental changes in the journalism profession with new ways used by reporters to gather information and present news stories.”

“The OSCE Centre in Ashgabat organized this training course to support Turkmenistan’s media professionals to accomplish their important role of journalists while constantly advancing their professional skills to be able to make active use of new technologies and to work in new media.”

The course participants discussed the specifics of journalism genres in new media and the principles for selecting different media formats in their work. They also explored how to plan multimedia news stories and effectively illustrate materials in new media. Participants had the opportunity to practice their writing skills and techniques for adapting texts for online media as well as shooting and editing videos.


Twitterfacebookprint
11:27 21.06.2014
LATEST NEWS
17:12 UN Rights: Syria war toll reaches 191,000 in 3.5 years16:50 Ukraine says 90 Russian aid trucks enter Ukraine16:39 Egypt tour bus collision kills 33 near Sharm El-Sheikh16:34 State Registration Service brings 342.8 million soms to state budget in H1 201416:24 Tashkent to host Global Bridge Festival16:15 4-earthquake jolts southern Kyrgyzstan16:07 President and Education Minister discuss higher education reforms and preparation for 2014-2015 academic year16:04 Tajikistan attaches great importance to cooperation with China – Ambassador15:53 Kazakhstani children to be fully covered with preschool education by 202015:51 Over 2k workers needed for collection of biometric data of Kyrgyzstanis - GDS15:48 Kyrgyzstan registers 25k marriages and 18k divorces in H1 201415:48 Lack of common mechanism for use of Batken pastures by citizens of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan causes border problems15:37 Employees of Registration Service have no idea of how to implement biometric project – Chairman15:17 229k people issued micro-loans worth 14.2b soms in H1 201415:09 Vice PM Dil denies words of Osh mayor over Uzbekistan's demands to cede several territories in return for resumption of gas supply14:58 28 facilities privatized during second wave of privatization in Kazakhstan14:45 Osh and Jalal-Abad regions reveal 2.5k stateless persons – State Registration Service14:32 Uzbekistani becomes champion in air pistol shooting at Summer Youth Olympic Games14:05 15yo Afghanistan citizen detained in airport in Astana with fake passport13:55 London's horse head statue replica in At-Bashy starts breaking after a year of its installation
Astana
+35° C
Ashgabat
+38° C
Bishkek
+35° C
Dushanbe
+30° C
Tashkent
+39° C
exchange rates
 
69.41
52.31
8.48
1.44
241.50
182.00
29.59
5.01
6.62
4.98
0.81
0.14
3168.15
2344.38
381.47
65.12
3.78
2.85

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2014
Use of the AKIpress.com materials must be accompanied by a hyperlink to www.akipress.com
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75