Workshop on Writing for Online

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/05/2016
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location
Sri Lanka Press Institute

Session

by SLPI 1

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The Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI) has organized a half-a-day workshop for journalists on understanding the techniques in writing to the online news website on Monday the 9th of May 2016, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the SLPI premises.

The trainer Dr. Denae D’Arcy is in Sri Lanka on a Fulbright Scholar Grant sponsored by the United States State Department. She has a PhD in Communication and Information Science and teaches journalism at the  University level. D’Arcy worked as a television and online news reporter for 11 years winning Associated Press   and Society of Professional Journalists awards.

The workshop will cover the following areas;
ü  The pros and cons of online news
ü  Case studies of U.S. newspapers with websites
ü  Profile of the online reader
ü  Print and online news comparison
ü  Online writing QUICK TIPS
ü  Online news and social media – promoting  your work and company
ü  Ethics and online news

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