On December 19-21 OPEN Media Hub carried out an Advanced Print and Online training for reporters in Tbilisi, Georgia. The three-day news production-orientated course is designed to expand industry relevant skills of the participants from print and online media. Thematically the production was targeted at topical issues and developments in high impact EU related story areas, matching skills needs to stories, strengthening institutional and individual capacity to deliver quality EU coverage at critical moments.
The training was delivered by the OPEN Media Hub consultant Guy Degen and covered the following areas of expertise: Advanced research tools, Advanced visualization tools, Practical work with available advanced online reporting tools, Audio, video, infographics, Multi-platform journalism, Data journalism, Handling User Generated Content, Effective social media usage etc. Eleven participants from online media outlets in Georgia participated in the practically oriented course and produced a number of stories coming up in the Access Stories section of this site soon.