Kathmandu, December 19, 2016:Â A five-day training on Investigative Journalism: RTI and Data as Tools kicked off at Gaindakot, Nawalparasi, on Sunday.
A total of 18 journalists from different print and electronic media have participated in the training organized by Freedom Forum.
The journalists participating in the training are from Rupandehi, Kapilvastu, Nawalparasi and Chitwan districts.
Senior journalists and RTI experts,Taranath Dahal and Dharmendra Jha are facilitating the training.
During the five-day training, the participants would be provided orientation on various issues as national and international evolution of right to information (RTI), its practices and importance, RTI as a tool of investigative journalism, principles of investigative journalism, its scope, investigative stories on domestic violence, and gender discrimination, data for producing stories, data visualization, and reporting in digital age.