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Photo journalism Students

The International Storytelling Program

man in crowded street holding a cloth over his mouth.
photo by William Gomes

The International Storytelling Program, with students from Nepal, Bangladesh and Norway, met again online on March 22 for a week long digital editing workshop.

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access to information

Access to information in the time of corona

portrait of woman inn hijab

Journalists from Morocco, Algeria, Libya and Tunisia logged in to attend a eight month course in access to information 8 April.

Under the headline Supporting the Right to Information and Investigative Journalism while Fighting COVID-19 in the Maghreb the training was organized by Article 19 MENA. 

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Journalist security

SAFETY TRAINING IN LIBYA

screenshot of  Mohamed Ali Al-Asfar
Professor Mohamed Ali Al-Asfar 

A digital safety training was organized in Libya 18 March. 

20 participants came from the Libyan Academy for Graduate Studies at Alzzaytuna University and the Libyan Center for Freedom of Press (LCFP)

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Journalist security

SAFETY TRAINING DURING CONFLICT IN IRAQ

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Participants were very active and had many questions

JMIC organized a digital safety training at Anbar University in western Iraq with 32 participants 24 February. 

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Gender

PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE SITUATION OF WOMEN JOURNALISTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN AFGHANISTAN

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Gender

International Women’s Day: Webinar on Gender Awareness in Journalism

screenshot: Yanni Roxas

By: Yanni Roxas

In commemoration of the International Women’s 2021, the International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) together with the Journalism and Media International Center (JMIC) Oslo organized and hosted a webinar themed: Marginalization and stereotypes: How to build gender awareness among journalism educators.

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access to information

Collaboration with Kabul University

Youssof Ghafoorzai and Rector Curt Rice sign a letter of intent on
cooperation between Kabul University and OsloMet.
Ambassador Youssof Ghafoorzai and Rector Curt Rice sign a letter of intent on
cooperation between Kabul University and OsloMet.

OsloMet has signed a letter of intent with Kabul University in Afghanistan on cooperation in research and education.
On February 2, Rector Curt Rice and Afghan Ambassador Youssof Ghafoorzai signed a Memorandum of Understanding between OsloMet and Kabul University. The Rector of Kabul University was also present online.

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Photo journalism Students

Digital photographic workshop – Nepal, Bangladesh and Norway

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Students from the three countries, mentor Ian Teh and the teachers meeting in the digital classroom. 

Students from OsloMet, photo.circle in Kathmandu and Pathshala in Dhaka have kicked-off the International Storytelling Program with a week-long workshop with Malaysian photographer Ian Teh (www.ianteh.com).  

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Gender

Challenging stereotypes: How to build gender awareness

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Participants at the conference about gender and media in Indonesia in the autumn of 2019. 

On the International Women’s Day 8 March 2021,  International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) and JMIC will launch a special issue of the Journalism Education journal, addressing how to build gender awareness among journalism educators, challenging marginalization and stereotypes.

panel debate on stage.

The digital event is to take place at 8 am in New York, 1 pm in London, 2 pm. in Oslo/Berlin, 630 pm in New Delhi and 9 pm in Manila.

A globally composed panel will address experiences on how to mainstream gender perspectives in journalism education with speakers from India, Nepal, Uganda, United Kingdom and Norway. 

More information: 

https://www.oslomet.no/en/about/events/challenging-marginalization-stereotypes

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Students

Students work screened at international festival

(PHOTO): Tipping Point – the students work from last year – was presented during Chobi Mela in Bangladesh. (Photographer Docile Francis Rebeiro, Pathshala) 

Tipping Point was shown yesterday at the international photo festival Chobi Mela in Bangladesh, called the most significant photographic event in Asia.