Kathmandu, Dec 8: A three-day workshop has begun at Matatirtha, Kathmandu, for the capacity building of journalists in the sector of education and child rights. The workshop is organised by National Coalition for Children as Zone of Peace and Child Protection (CZOPP) with the support of Save the Children.
Discussion would be held regarding the role of journalists, code of conducts to be adopted by them in this connection and skill for the promotion of child rights and education.
Inaugurating the programme, chief trainer of the workshop Kundan Aryal said that journalists could present issues related to children as in-depth news by using their interview skills for identifying the factual information regarding children and their condition.
Study and skills should be regularly updated to make journalism dignified and professional, he said.
CZOPP Coordinator Deepak Prasad Basyal said that review would be carried out after carrying out onsite visit of different schools and interview with children in course of workshop. Orientation would be given to some 24 journalists. RSS