The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) has published a social reporting manual for Iranian journalists that discusses issues including covering the social beat, avoiding stereotypes and using social statistics in stories.
The author of the manual is award-winning Iranian journalist and cartoonist Nikahang Kowsar.
The manual was used as the key reference for ICFJ's recent online course in social reporting. Twenty-five Iranian journalists and bloggers particpated in the six-week, instructor-led program.
ICFJ has offered a range of online courses in Persian for Iranian journalists and bloggers, including business journalism, crisis reporting, and building news Web sites. The goal of the courses is to improve reporting skills and provide valuable resources.
To access the digital version of the social reporting handbook, click here.