Wednesday, June 01, 2005

Ghana: Online Training Workshop

Accra, 30 May, GNA - Fourteen Journalists would on Tuesday begin athree-day workshop on on-line journalism aimed at improving theirknowledge on the subject.
The French Ambassador in Ghana, Mr Pierre Jacquenot would open theworkshop, which is aimed at getting reporters engaged in on-linejournalism to familiarize themselves with the new trends and techniques inICT, according to a statement signed by Mr Bright Kwame Blewu, GeneralSecretary of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA.
The statement saidJerome Hourdeaux, a French Journalist with the on-line edition of heFrench newspaper "Liberation", would conduct the workshop in English.
Participants are drawn from media houses that run their own website ordisseminate information via the Internet. Other participants would comefrom the Information Services Department.
The workshop, which is organized by the Cooperation and Cultural Serviceof the French Embassy, in collaboration with GJA, would be held at theAdvanced Information Technology Institute at the Ghana-India Kofi AnnanCentre of Excellence in ICT.

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