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Thomson Reuters Foundation is the London-based charitable foundation founded in 1983 by Thomson Reuters. The Foundation is registered as a charity in the United States and United Kingdom and is headquartered in Canary Wharf, London. The Foundation scaled down its grant making activities, revamped existing programs and launched new projects – all aimed at leveraging the skills and expertise of the company.
Reporting on the COVID-19 Pandemic, Immunization, and Vaccination in Asia and the Pacific
Thomson Reuters Foundation and the?Asian Development Bank?are offering an online training program for journalists from Asia and the Pacific region to help them report more confidently and accurately on complex social and economic development issues, specifically on the COVID-19 pandemic, immunization, and vaccination. The program will also provide data analysis and data visualization skills training to help journalists create more engaging and accessible content and communicate facts and figures clearly and accurately.
Participants will meet for four hours per day for five consecutive days to complete core training activities. They will also be expected to conduct independent research and group interactions via an online forum.
The training will be delivered to two cohorts on the weeks of 16-20 August 2021 and 23-27 August 2021. This training will be delivered in English and led by Corinne Podger, an experienced Thomson Reuters Foundation trainer, and digital journalism expert. There will be another training delivered in Russian in September.
Reporting on the COVID-19 Pandemic
This training aims to meet the need for factual, reliable, and trusted news through strengthening journalists’ ability to report on COVID-19 and helping them identify, research, and deliver clear, concise, and accurate stories.
In particular, this training will assist journalists to:
If you have difficulty applying, please email Melanie.Cremona@thomsonreuters.com with the title of the course in the subject line.
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