30.05.2005 General News

Journalists to attend workshop on on-line journalism

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Accra, 30 May, GNA - Fourteen Journalists would on Tuesday begin a three-day workshop on on-line journalism aimed at improving their knowledge on the subject.

The French Ambassador in Ghana, Mr Pierre Jacquenot would open the workshop, which is aimed at getting reporters engaged in on-line journalism to familiarize themselves with the new trends and techniques in ICT, according to a statement signed by Mr Bright Kwame Blewu, General Secretary of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA. The statement said Jerome Hourdeaux, a French Journalist with the on-line edition of he French newspaper "Liberation", would conduct the workshop in English.

Participants are drawn from media houses that run their own website or disseminate information via the Internet. Other participants would come from the Information Services Department.

The workshop, which is organized by the Cooperation and Cultural Service of the French Embassy, in collaboration with GJA, would be held at the Advanced Information Technology Institute at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT.

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