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Free training for citizen journalists [Egypt]

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Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 04:00 - Friday, April 27, 2012 - 04:00

Egyptian citizen journalists can apply for a free workshop on online journalism.

The San Fransisco-based organization Meedan and Egypt’s Go Local media training organization offers the two-day workshop held April 26-27 in Egypt.

The trained citizen journalists will work alongside journalists from the Egyptian daily Al Masry Al Youm to update the newspaper’s citizen journalism blog.

Training topics will include verifying information, live blogging, building relationships through social networks, copyrights, publishing laws and more.

For more information click here or click here to apply.