The Power of the Pen is an interactive, three-day roundtable co-sponsored by the US State Department. Each edition caters to a small group of media representatives from a different region of the world. The roundtable provides an opportunity to examine and overcome obstacles to ethical reporting, challenges to fair and thorough investigative journalism in the field of corruption and develop best practices based upon case studies with well-known journalists from the region and all other corners from the world.
The first Power of the Pen targeted the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, while the second caters to Sub-Saharan Africa.
Target Group : Individuals who have practiced principled journalism and currently work in the field of print, broadcast or photographic media
Duration : 3 days in April/May 2014, exact dates to be announced in early 2014
Location : Accra, Ghana
Application : 4 November - 17 December 2013
To apply go to http://www.iaca.int/index.php?option=com_jumi&fileid=13
For more info visit : http://www.iaca.int/standardized-trainings/power-of-the-pen
International Institute for ICT Journalism