In this week’s four day session on Peace Journalism with Afghan editors and journalists, the highlight was Thursday, when we had invited Dr. Saumava Mitra from Dublin University as well as director of Afghanistan Photographers Association .
The conference ”Improving climate journalism, engaging the youth” was held online from OsloMet 8 – 9 October. The research group Media, Environment and Society at the Department of Journalism and Media Studies hosted the two day international web based conference on how to engage young people by improving the practices of climate journalism.
The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide came to OsloMet to open the seminar A right to know. How can we ensure reliable information in times of crisis? Thursday 2 October 2020.
The coronavirus pandemic has shown how crucial access to reliable information is both for each person’s rights and for the level of trust in our societies.
More than 40 students and photojournalists logged into zoom to meet JMIC safety trainer Abeer Saady Thursday last week.
Nepalese photojournalists connected with photo.circle met JMIC safety trainer Abeer Saady online Sunday 6 September.
In co-operation with partner Nai supporting open media in Afghanistan, JMIC at OsloMet started a course in peace journalism for Afghan journalists/editors. We also cooperate with the Faculty of Journalism and Commuication at Kabul University.
Nathalie Hyde-Clarke is the new leader of Department of journalism and media studies at the Faculty of social sciences at OsloMet.
She is originally from South Africa, but has lived in Finland the last six years, where she was Head of the Department of Culture and Media at Arcada University of Applied Sciences. She was also a Docent in Media and Communication at the University of Helsinki.
She started in her new job in Oslo 1 August, and headed her first staff meeting this week on zoom.
Teacher of photojournalism Ellen Lande Gossner used recent examples from international cooperation when she spoke about her experiences of teaching during the coronacrisis.