The bulk of my early journalistic training was through peer group humiliation. Any mistakes were announced publicly for all to hear. And they were lessons learnt for life.
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 strategy is simple. Invite western experts to give lectures and run journalism workshops for local specialists who then make it their own and develop and deliver media training throughout Vietnam.