The job of the journalist is to question everything they are told. If we fail to ask the right questions we might end up presenting a superficial and shallow interpretation of events.
What can be done to help budding journalists in remote locations gain access to the knowledge needed to make them efficient and effective reporters covering areas that are sometimes neglected?
Getting buy-in from senior editors, selecting the right mix of participants, and ensuring training is relevant to the jobs of those attending the course. These are the three essential ingredients for successful media training.
The first thing a journalist needs to do when working on a special report is to write a story plan and submit it to their editor for approval. This must be done before they start the story.
The news team at NTV (Nghe An TV and Radio) has taken the first step in creating an hour-long breakfast news show using only existing resources.