Organization: Maharat Foundation
Project: Media and Diversity
This training manual for media professionals focuses on the relationship between the press and conflicts. It focuses on how journalism and conflict coverage contribute to maintaining security, non-escalation and resolving kidnappings. Part one includes five chapters on skills related to media in conflict and negotiation. Part two has four chapters on how media professionals behave in conflict situations.
Organization: Lebanese Center for Active Citizenship
Project: YouthTube for Peace
This presentation focuses on the media’s role and responsibility in covering conflict. It explores the definition of conflict, distinguishes between conflict and combat, and discusses characteristics of conflict related to the media. It also highlights media covering sensitive conflicts and the responsibility of print publications and onscreen programs. Additional material includes examples of news on social media sites and the importance of objectivity versus bias in news reporting.
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
This training manual on blogging aims to raise the efficiency of media personnel who cover environmental topics. The manual also seeks to increase public awareness and public participation on environmental issues.
Organization: International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES)
The presentation focuses on the function of media in the electoral process, including basic rights and best practices. Models and scope for regulation are discussed.