Trainings

28.02.2018
On February 24-25, the Charter conducted a training about Conflict Sensitive Reporting for 13 journalists. Long-time reporter of RFE/RL Goga Aptsiauri specializing in this area led the training. At the training the participants have learned how conflicts start and what causes them to inflame, discussed conflicts related to information, interests, and values. Using specific examples, they talked about how stereotypes fuel conflicts, and discuss ethical dilemmas – patriotic journalism, civic activism, impartial reporting. The trainer provided overview of conflicts in Georgia and discussed role of media in this process. In Prague, in 2009, Aptsiauri received RFE/RL David Burke second award for 2008 August war reporting. In 2014, he was awarded EUMM Special Prize for Peace Journalism in Georgia.
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