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Want to be a citizen journalist? Read this!

September 19, 2011 18:14 IST

Check out this exclusive three-day programme in citizen journalism.

What: Three-day certificate programme in citizen journalism for senior citizens

When: September 30 to October 2 from 9am to 5pm

Where: St Andrew's College, Bandra (W), Mumbai.

What you will learn:

  • Skill-sets to gather and verify facts
  • Laws, which impact your life and newsgathering (Civic Law, Police law, Press laws, Consumer and Human Rights laws)
  • Basics of Right to Information Act (RTI)
  • Writing skills
  • Hands-on training in the use of technology in writing
  • Session on ethics and values
  • International and Indian perspective/practice of citizen journalism

Registration fees: Rs 1250. Those applying in groups of five and above get an additional discount of 250 each

How to apply:

Download application form from on to your desktop, fill out the requisite details, and e-mail it as an attachment to

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