The EJN’s Tom Law will be taking part in panel discussion on the role of journalists for democracy in the digital era at a conference on journalism education organised by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Media Program South East Europe.
Last year KAS published a book based on a research among students about perspective on journalism education at universities in South East Europe. You can find the study here: http://www.kas.de/medien-
This book will serve as as a basis for the conference and for a public debate with politicians, media managers and other stakeholders on possible education reforms. speak in the first Panel on the role of journalists for democracy in the digital era.
- Panel I: The role of journalists for democracy in the digital era Which challenges in information provision are today’s students facing?
- Presentation of key findings of the KAS book “Requirements for modern journalism education”
- Panel II: Reforms in universities and the support of governments How can faculties adapt to new professional environments efficiently?
- Panel III: Training for the market – Cooperation with media outlets What can news corporations contribute to journalism education?
In the afternoon there will be three workshops:
- Expert Workshop I: Recommendations for universities and governments
- Expert Workshop II: Recommendations for cooperation with media outlets
- Students Workshop: Expectations of future journalists