Journalists from print, broadcast and online media organizations can apply for a reporting course in London about governance and corruption organized by Trust Media, a Thomson Reuters Foundation Service, to help journalists in reporting corruption in all its various forms.
Thomson Reuters Foundation is the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters, the global news and information provider.
The course is designed to define and describe common forms of corruption and the media commitment to redress this in order to increase public good, Improve critical thinking, including an ethical, objective approach to investigations, and explain in depth a range of financial documents, including government budgets, and published corporate accounts, among other objectives.
All applicants for the course must be practicing journalists who are currently contributing to print, broadcast and online media organization with at least two years professional experience in their respective fields and good written and spoken English.
Shortlisted journalists will be allowed to take part in the five day course from December 15 to 19, 2014, with intense training sessions on defining and recognizing corruption and writing media campaigns.
Full bursaries are available, covering air travel, accommodation and a modest living allowance.
The deadline for the course is October 3, 2014.
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