JULY 2018

Advanced Reporting Workshop with Multi Donor Trust Fund

The Centre for Excellence in Journalism and the World Bank's Multi Donor Trust Fund organized a three-day workshop on Advanced Reporting from July 3 to July 5, 2018 to improve the quality of reporting in the country.

The trainer for this workshop was The Express Tribune KP bureau chief Iftikhar Firdous and the mobile journalism trainer was Ayaz Imtiaz Ahmed Khan. The guest lectures were delivered by Dr. Raza Gardezi on Right to Information, Samaa TV network Digital Editor Mahim Maher on reporting on violence against women, senior journalist Rahimullah Yusufzai on conflict and humanitarian reporting and former Senate chairperson Mian Raza Rabbani on building trust between state and citizens.



Basics of Health Reporting by Nestle Pakistan

The Centre for Excellence in Journalism and Nestlé Pakistan organized a one-day training on 'Basics of Health Reporting: Nutrition as a Source of News' on July 12, 2018 at Islamabad Hotel in Islamabad. The aim of the workshop was to improve the quality of health reporting in the country.

The trainers for the workshop were CEJ director Kamal Siddiqi, public health specialist Dr. Fauzia Waqar, Business Recorder head of research Ali Khizar, senior health reporter Mukhtar Alam and Geo TV mobile journalism instructor Muhammad Rahamdil Khan. A total of 27 health reporters from Islamabad attended this training.



Razia Bhatti Room Inauguration

The Centre for Excellence in Journalism and Razia Bhatti Memorial Initiative Committee co-hosted the inauguration of the Razia Bhatti Seminar Room at CEJ on July 19, 2018.

The lecture hall, located on the CEJ floor in Aman Tower, has been dedicated to the memory of the late Razia Bhatti, a veteran journalist who launched Newsline magazine in 1989 after years of working at the Herald monthly magazine. The guest of honor included Dawn Editor Zaffar Abbas, Newsline Magazine Editor Rehana Hakim, Razia Bhatti Memorial Initiative Committee Member Umber Khairi and Institute of Business Administration associate dean Dr Huma Baqai.



Mobile Journalism and Election Coverage Workshop at Karachi Press Club

The CEJ and the Karachi Press Club conducted their first collaborative workshop on 'Mobile Journalism and Election Coverage' on July 11, 2018 at the Karachi Press Club.

The workshop was attended by 40 journalists from various media organizations. The trainers for the workshop were CEJ director Kamal Siddiqi, senior journalist Farooq Moin, Manzar Elahi Turk, senior journalist Abul Hasanat, CEJ lecturer Shahzeb Ahmed and senior journalist Abdul Jabbar Nasir.