Social Media Training Scholarship Open To Journalists

Mid career journalists with at least three years of experience in broadcast, print or online journalism in the Middle East and North Africa can apply for a scholarship in the Netherlands.

The Radio Nederland Training Centre, RNTC offers a two-week course on “Mastering Social Media,” sponsored by the MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP).

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The course will focus on how social media can help in building new networks, technical aspects of checking sources and the best way to establish reliability.

Applicants must not be older than 45 years and must have at least three years of experience in broadcast, print or online journalism and must also have secondary, professional education or training in media.

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Candidates also must have computer skills, be fluent in English and should be nationals resident in Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Syria or Tunisia.

To apply, interested journalists should submit a letter of motivation in English (150-250 words) not later than February 4.

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For more information about the scholarship, click here and about the course, click here.

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