Event Information

ìpolicy for Journalists (2014)

Event Date: 18 Sep To 21 Sep 2014; Time: Check program details for complete schedule
Venue: Jim Corbett

To secure freedom, prosperity, and good governance, a democratic society requires a high level of ethical and informed reporting. Centre for Civil Society in partnership with Atlas Network offers ìpolicy, a three day residential course for journalists to equip them with tools to better understand and evaluate the effects of public policies in our day to day functioning. This award winning course focuses on issues in the key areas of education, livelihoods for the poor, and good governance.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To equip participants with analytical tools to better understand and evaluate the effects of public policies so as to better distinguish between objective facts and merely subjective opinions and intentions of policies from their actual results
  • To offer unconventional angles and story ideas, information sources, and expert perspectives

ELIGIBILITY: This course is targeted towards media professionals with some experience including senior correspondents, feature writers, beat reporters, assistant/sub-editors, producers, and anchors. Up to 25 participants are chosen through a competitive evaluation process.

REGISTRATION FEE: The fee for the ìpolicy is Rs. 500, which includes all meals and a two-night stay at the venue. This fee is payable upon selection, and payment can be made online or through cheque.