Journalists trained on investigative techniques

Saurimo – At least 20 journalists from Lunda Sul province are attending since Friday, a training course on human rights investigative journalism techniques.

The training action, an initiative of the Angolan Journalists Union (SJA) and Radio Eclesia, with the support from the European Union, aims to provide media professionals with solid foundations to attract better results.

 For two days, participants will address issues related to the introduction to human rights, fundamentals and research of investigative journalism, writing and presentation of information, elaboration of an investigation plan, narrative structure of the problem, role of journalistic research in the promotion of human rights, among other aspects.

On the occasion, the president of SJA, Teixeira Cândido, said that one of the main objectives of the training is to strengthen the skills of professionals to meet society's expectations, since an in-depth journalism is required, capable of clarifying the real facts to readers.

"Awakening in information professionals the need to reflect on the use of state management instruments, both in the criminal, economic and social fields, since several sets of diplomas help to make journalism more active and more in-depth," he added.

The training action, an initiative of the Angolan Journalists Union (SJA) and Radio Eclesia, with the support from the European Union, aims to provide media professionals with solid foundations to attract better results.

 For two days, participants will address issues related to the introduction to human rights, fundamentals and research of investigative journalism, writing and presentation of information, elaboration of an investigation plan, narrative structure of the problem, role of journalistic research in the promotion of human rights, among other aspects.

On the occasion, the president of SJA, Teixeira Cândido, said that one of the main objectives of the training is to strengthen the skills of professionals to meet society's expectations, since an in-depth journalism is required, capable of clarifying the real facts to readers.

"Awakening in information professionals the need to reflect on the use of state management instruments, both in the criminal, economic and social fields, since several sets of diplomas help to make journalism more active and more in-depth," he added.