Uzbekistan: Training on non-news programming for journalists
Within the framework of the project “Promoting Media and Information Literacy (MIL) and building media capacity in qualitative non-news programming in Uzbekistan," funded by the UK government, UNESCO office in Tashkent in cooperation with the national partners – the National Association of Electronic Mass Media, National TV and Radio Company and Training Centre for Journalists – is organizing a training on non-news programming for journalists on 14-16 June 2017 in Tashkent.
The purpose of this training is t is to improve quality of non-news programming and introduce new formats of non-news programs to local TV channels, such as discussion programs, tet-a-tet etc., that engages audiences on topical issues in a balanced, impartial, non-stereotyped and informed way. The training will be conducted by the international expert from BBC, Mr. John Bell. The training will be attended by 30 journalists from local government and non-government TV channels.
This is the first round of the training sessions planned under the project: other two sessions are scheduled for August and November 2017.