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Journalist safety training workshop starts

By Our Correspondent
May 14, 2024
This representational image shows a journalist writing in a notebook. — Unsplash/File
This representational image shows a journalist writing in a notebook. — Unsplash/File

LAHORE:A four-day Journalist Safety Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop started at Forman Christian College University (FCCU) here Monday.

The workshop, which aims to equip participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure the safety and well-being of journalists in their professional endeavours, is being organised by the faculty of Humanities FCCU in collaboration with Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway.

Led by Abeer Saady, Trainer, and Media Consultant at OsloMet University, the workshop features notable figures such as Altaf Ullah Khan, Dean of Humanities, and Asma Basharat, Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science, both from FCCU. The inaugural session was attended by Dr. Jonathan Addleton, Rector of Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) who speaking on the occasion underscored the paramount importance of journalist safety in media landscape, setting a profound tone for the workshop. Following suit, Dr Altaf Ullah Khan urged active participation and engagement in the workshop's discussions and activities, reaffirming FCCU's dedication to fostering a culture of safety and professionalism in journalism.