start from the idea that independent, courageous media are part
of a healthy, confident, successful society. Untainted information
is essential for democracy and development. The job of the good
journalist is to find out what's going on, to understand it and
then to let people know about it, as interestingly and accurately
as possible. We work at every stage of this process.
IN MEDIA SKILLS: TV set design; studio directing; VT-picture
editing; news presenting; political cartooning; Arabic-language
writing; radio production; forward planning; photo-journalism; web-publishing.
TABLES to confront the tough issues: 'Images of Islam in
the West'; 'Saudi Influence in the Arab Media'; 'Islam and Economic
Development'; 'Global Media and Local Identity'; 'The Role of the
Journalist in Conflict'; 'Investigative Journalism in a Repressive
the media means STRENGTHENING
MANAGEMENT, with seminars on: advanced internet; establishing
and running training departments; the management of change; audience
and readership research; organisational
re-engineering; financial management systems; leadership and team-building.
is a specialist in SPECIALIST
JOURNALISM including: business, economics and finance;
reporting on Europe; the media; the environment; education; sport;
health. As well as running courses in general, basic, good journalism
-- editing, reporting and researching skills.
on: media relations strategy; journalistic ethics;
training needs analysis; conflict resolution; mid-career development;
communications and presentation; web-site design.
we are developing a COMMUNICATIONS
FOR DEVELOPMENT dimension, to handle all the publicity,
media and report-writing needs of development organisations and
projects have been funded and supported by:
The European Union, the World Bank, UNDP, the Dutch Government,
the British Government, the Finnish Government, the Danish Government,
PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Friedrich Naumann Stiftung, DFID, Egypt
National Parks, BBC, GCC, Al Jazeera Satellite TV, Arabia-on-Line,
As Safir in Lebanon, Al Ahram in Cairo, Jordan TV and many other
organisations in the MENA and Gulf regions