Workshop on Citizen Journalism and Civil Resistance, Madrid

Deadline: 31 January
Open to: citizen journalists, communicators, bloggers, independent media makers
Costs: all accommodations and lunches will be paid for.  Partial or full travel subsidy for any participant is possible
Venue: 20-23 March 2011, Madrid, Spain

The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict is a nonprofit educational foundation based in the United States which disseminates knowledge about civil resistance. Co-hosting this workshop will be the world’s pioneering organization in authentic journalism, Narco News, an online newspaper that covers democracy, the drug war, and other social and political events in Latin America.

This workshop will:
* cover key strategic and tactical lessons of successful movements
* examine the role of independent media in civil resistance
* look at the impact of digital resistance and international actors
* offer practical guidance to citizen or authentic journalists in developing story

The workshop will help active citizen journalists upgrade their understanding of civil resistance and help those involved in movements and campaigns to improve their skills in developing successful media coverage.

Eligibility

Application from the following groups are welcomed: citizen journalists, communicators, bloggers, independent media makers, and others interested in providing coverage of political and social movements seeking rights, democracy and justice.

Application

You can download the application form here.
Please send this completed form along with your updated CV to [email protected].
Documents are to be labeled as follows: LastnameApplication11.doc and LastnameCV11.doc.

Costs

All accommodations and lunches will be paid for.  Partial or full travel subsidy for any participant is possible, but is based on a statement of need.

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