Short course Media and Humanitarian Action - Approaches and Challenges 2019

Objectives

• Explain the media landscape (global & local) and the opportunities and challenges it presents to humanitarian organisations • Analyse the impact of the digital media revolution • Apply a media mapping tool and craft messages for the media • Develop critical analysis of the influence and power of the media and the benefits of proactive media relations • Reflect on the ethical dimensions of the relationship between journalists and humanitarian actors and of the production of news by the latter

Informations

Period

20 May 2019 - 24 May 2019
2 ECTS credits
40 Teaching hours

Language

English

Format

On-site

Contact

+41 (0)22 908 44 53
cerahgeneve(at)unige.ch

Location

Genève

Registration

See information
10 days before the beginning of the course

Fees:

CHF 1'500.-

Audience

Professional in humanitarian action who wishes to improve competencies in communications and media relations
Communication professional wishing to develop understanding of the humanitarian sector

Programme

Journalists-Aid Actors Interactions • The Use of Digital Media • Effective Oral Communication • Making Humanitarian News • Radio Interview • Traditional Media: Between independence and instrumentalisation • TV Interview • Management of a Crisis Communication: Press conference

Director(s)

Prof. Doris SCHOPPER, Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Jean-Marc BIQUET, CERAH

Number of participants

Le nombre de participants est adapté à la pédagogie choisie.

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