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Past Training

Data Journalism in Myanmar

World-renowned Data Journalist Giannina Segnini taught Myanmar journalists how to access information about the government and private companies in the Southeast Asian country. Giannina is a Professor for Data Journalism at Columbia University in New York City and has been a regular trainer at the Interlink Academy for many years. Her training at the Myanmar Journalism Institute was her first in Myanmar. The participants came from the major private media outlets in Yangon.

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German Science Journalism for Russian Reporters

In our program for Russian science journalists participants from all over Russia have improved their professional and technical skills and reflected on the values of their profession. The course started with a kick-off meeting in Saint Petersburg, entered then into an intensive e-learning phase and closed with a study tour to Hamburg.

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Master Class in Data Journalism 2018 in Hamburg

Kick-off of our Masterclass in Data Journalism 2018 with Carsten Brosda (Minister for Culture and Media) in Hamburg: 13 participants from Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Ukraine take their skills to the next level and use them in cross-border data journalism projects. The program runs until June.

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Mobile Reporting for Citizen Journalists in Zimbabwe 2017/18

Social media is a huge opportunity for citizen journalists in Zimbabwe to disseminate news and express their views. In our six-month blended learning program on mobile reporting, 32 local media activists professionalize their digital skills and learn how to produce smart videos for the web.

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Interlink Hosts Fact-Checking workshop at IPI Congress in Hamburg

The International Press Institute will hold its annual World Congress from May 18-20 in Hamburg. The Interlink Academy has been a long-time partner of the IPI. Our chief lecturer Claus Hesseling will do a workshop on fact-checking.

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Digital Journalism for the Caucasus 2018

Video Hype and Countering Fake News: the Internet is both, an opportunity and a threat for journalists. This three month long course for journalists from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia enables participants to improve on their factchecking skills and to master mobile video journalism. The course was opened by Anke Doletzki (fourth from right) from the German Embassy in Georgia.

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Train the Trainer – Deutsch

Du bist Journalist/in und willst Dein Wissen weitergeben? Werde Dozent und Trainer! Wir schulen Dich an zwei Wochenende in Hamburg und in einer dazwischen geschalteten E-Learningphase. Aktuelle Termine stehen unten.

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Ukraine: Train the Trainer Course in Sumy

Fourteen journalists and journalism lecturers from all over Ukraine are improving their training skills in Sumy. In a blended-learning course with two attendance phases at Sumy State University and in a two month long e-learning phase they learn how to create and conduct interactive training sessions on journalism.

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Summer Schools for Citizen Journalists in Ukraine 2018

Our Summer Schools in Ukraine will bring together 100 young and aspiring journalists in the cities of Chernivtsi, Poltava, Sumy and Zaporizhzhya. The independent bloggers and community journalists will be taught how to produce better stories, videos, and infographics for the web. Other topics include digital security, research, and fact-checking. The four Summer Schools center around practical work and networking activities.

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Undercover Reporter Anas Aremeyaw Anas speaks in Hamburg

Name, shame and jail. That is the motto of Anas Aremeyaw Anas. In Hamburg, the investigative journalist from Ghana shared his experience with the audience at the Netzwerk Recherche Annual Conference 2017. How does undercover reporting work in Africa? What is his motivation to expose crime? Are there any risks?

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Russian Journalists Study German Media

Young journalists from St. Petersburg/Russia study the German media system in a blended learning course over several months. The participants attend lectures and discussions on the strengths and weaknesses of the German media system – locally in St. Petersburg, on a study trip to Hamburg, and online on Interlink’s e-learning platform.

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Citizen Journalism and Community Media

Citizen journalists and community media have become more and more important when it comes to informing the public.

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Train the Trainer

Top-notch journalism training requires professional lecturers. We feel regular training for trainers is very important and offer intensive courses in Germany and abroad. We also assist newsrooms with developing, designing and implementing in-house training programs.

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Digital Journalism for Eastern Europe

Journalists from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine acquire smart skills about video, photography and data visualisation, doing online research, and internet security. This blended learning course consists of a strong attendance phase in Germany and one intensive e-learning module.

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