Social Media Solutions Training for Journalists in the Middle East and North Africa

SMEX will host a workshop about Social Media Solutions Training in Masaha. This one-day workshop is led by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in partnership with the Facebook Journalism Project.

Participants in the Social Media Solutions program will learn practical skills in four key areas: verification, security, engagement and storytelling. Expert trainers will teach participants how to identify fake accounts, secure their digital footprint, and involve audiences in the news gathering process, among other critical skills.

The program’s curriculum will focus on four modules:

  • Best practices to verify online content and separate fact from fiction
  • Safety and security measures that they should take to protect their online information and communications
  • How to build a rapport with audiences and establish a loyal following
  • How to create content for news reports using social media

The workshop will be in Arabic and for one day only. You can select one day from the following:

  • Friday, February 15
  • Saturday, February 16
  • Sunday, February 17
  • Monday, February 18

Location: Masaha, SMEX office, Badaro, Beirut. Google Maps.

If you are a professional journalist or a student from journalism or communication programs and you would like to attend this training, please fill out this form by Saturday, February 9, 2019.

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2 Responses to Social Media Solutions Training for Journalists in the Middle East and North Africa

  1. Samira Al Ghali February 8, 2019 at 12:56 pm #

    Dear Admin,

    It is a pleasure to join this training on Monday, Feb 18th.

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