The Center for Democracy and Human Rights – CEDEM, in cooperation with TV Prva, organizes trainings “Standards of Investigative Journalism, Best Practices and Application of the Code of Ethics for Journalists” September 25-26 and “Investigative Journalism -” watchdog “approach” September 26-27 at the City Hotel in Podgorica. The training is intended for representatives of the media and the civil sector, and special emphasis is placed on the so-called. freelance journalists.
The aim of the project is to strengthen the capacity of the media in Montenegro to report on criminal justice, by increasing the quality and credibility of investigative journalism in accordance with European Union and Council of Europe standards, as well as the Code of Journalists of Montenegro.
The training is led by representatives of the Balkan Research Network from Sarajevo and Belgrade, as well as an independent expert from Podgorica. The first training will contribute to the participants gaining skills and knowledge in the field of investigative journalism standards, as well as the application of the Code of Ethics in media reporting on criminal justice. The second training refers to the “watchdog” approach and its reporting, during which participants will work on their stories and use them in further work.
The training is part of the project “Strengthening the role of the media in improving criminal justice in Montenegro” funded through the European Union’s Media Professionalization Program.