The two-days seminar on World standards of journalism during the war and crisis started at Mariupol State University
The opening of the seminar "World standards for journalism in terms of a war and crisis" for students majoring in "Journalism", "Advertising and Public Relations" and teachers of the Department of Social Communications took place on November 14th at Mariupol State University. The organizers were the Academy of the Ukrainian Press, the Friedrich-Naumann Foundation for Freedom (Germany) and Mariupol State University.
The seminar was hosted by famous media experts: the founder of the Journalistic Ethics Commission, the founder of the Dzerkalo Tyzhnia newspaper Volodymyr Mostovyi, professor of social communications, the founder of the Academy of PR-technologies Tetiana Ivanova and the winner of the Gran-Press Award Petro Andrusechko.
At the opening of the seminar, participants were greeted by the first vice-rector of Mariupol State University, Professor Olena Bulatova and Dean of the Faculty of Philology and Mass Communications, Professor Svetlana Bezchotnikova.
The workshop program is scheduled for two days, during which the participants will consider the topical issues of the journalist activities during the war and crisis, including the peculiarities of verifying sources of information, legal and ethical limits in media content, requirements for texts on armed conflicts and civil disturbances, and methods of collecting information.
Journalism students regularly attend seminars and trainings funded by international funds. This contributes to improving the quality of journalism education at Mariupol State University and is the result of active interaction between the Department of Social Communications and Ukrainian and foreign partners. The final seminar on World standards for journalism during the war and crisis will be held tomorrow, on November 15th. As a result of the seminar, the participants will receive not only the in-depth knowledge they will be able to apply in their professional activities, but also the special certificates of Mariupol State University, the Academy of Ukrainian Press and the Friedrich-Naumann Foundation for Freedom.