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Investigative Journalism: Social Media Platforms
Published: 2010

Organization: Business Care Consulting
Project: Principles of Writing for the Web Effectively


This presentation gives an overview of various social media platforms on the web, such as Facebook and Blogger. It includes practical instructions on how to do effective Google searches and how to upload videos to YouTube.


The Communication Process
Published: 2010

Organization: Business Care Consulting
Project: Principles of Writing for the Web Effectively


This presentation covers interpersonal communication in a broad sense. It explains interpersonal communications in terms of messenger, message and audience, and how all three relate to each other.


The Art of Producing News
Published: 2010

Organization: Business Care Consulting
Project: Principles of Writing for the Web Effectively


This presentation covers aspects of news production, from research to publishing. It includes details of how to format news articles and what questions to ask (who, what, when, etc.). It also addresses larger questions of what is "newsworthy" and theories of the role of the media.


Investigative Journalism: Conducting Interviews
Published: 2010

Organization: Business Care Consulting
Project: Principles of Writing for the Web Effectively


This presentation gives tips for conducting interviews. It covers different modes of interviews, including opinion, background and detail, and describes how and when each should be used.


Investigative Journalism: Research and Writing
Published: 2010

Organization: Business Care Consulting
Project: Principles of Writing for the Web Effectively


This presentation focuses on researching and writing journalistic stories. It includes detailed instructions on how to plan for producing an investigative news story.


Investigative Journalism: Professionalism
Published: 2010

Organization: Business Care Consulting
Project: Principles of Writing for the Web Effectively


This presentation focuses on journalistic professionalism. It includes instructions on separating news and opinion, respecting other opinions, and respecting sources and subjects.


Investigative Journalism: Writing for the Internet
Published: 2010

Organization: Business Care Consulting
Project: Principles of Writing for the Web Effectively


This presentation focuses on effective writing for the Internet. It goes over several styles for effectively communicating information in a brief format, which is preferred by online readers.


Investigative Journalism
Published: 2010

Organization: Business Care Consulting
Project: Principles of Writing for the Web Effectively


This presentation covers various topics in investigative journalism, including research, investigating, editing and publishing investigative news articles. It also includes suggested templates for formatting news articles in a descriptive, explanatory or narrative style.


Business Journalism and Corporate Governance
Published: 2010

Organization: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project: Building a Modern System of Corporate Governance


This document focuses on how to effectively report on corporate governance issues. It outlines elements of corporate governance, the benefits of good governance and the questions that someone reporting on the topic should ask.


The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), UN
Published: 2011

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This file includes the full text of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), adopted in 1979 by the United Nations General Assembly. Described as an international bill of rights for women, the CEDAW consists of a preamble and 30 articles, defines what constitutes discrimination against women and sets an agenda for national action.

 

For more information on CEDAW, please visit the UN Women Watch website http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/cedaw/


The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, OHCHR
Published: 2011

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This resource focuses on the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), a multilateral treaty adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1966. It commits its parties to work toward granting economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) to individuals. The ICESCR includes labor rights and the right to health, education and an adequate standard of living.

For more information on The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, please visit the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) at http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/cescr.htm.


Arab Charter on Human Rights, League of Arab States
Published: 2011

Organization: Additional Relevant Resources


This resource focuses on the Arab Charter on Human Rights. The Charter was adopted by the Council of the League of Arab States in 1994 and affirms the principles in the United Nations Charter, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenants on Human Rights and the Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam.

For more information on the Arab Charter on Human Rights, please visit UNHCR at RefWorld http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/publisher,LAS,,,3ae6b38540,0.html.


The Charter of the United Nations, UN
Published: 2011

Organization: Additional Relevant Resources


The Charter of the United Nations is considered the foundational treaty of the United Nations. The Charter consists of a preamble and a series of 111 articles grouped into 19 chapters. As a charter, it is a constituent treaty, and all members are bound by its articles. The Charter states that obligations to the United Nations prevail over all other treaty obligations.

For more information, please visit the UN at http://www.un.org/en/documents/charter/index.shtml

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