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TV news for Media bo Khalq

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The TV-group of IMCK's post graduate training Media bo Khalq/Media for People started a training on TV news. Dutch TV-maker Karin Greep started with the group on Monday 28 September 2009, together with lead trainer Xdir Domle.

Greep will teach them what news is, how to find it and how to report it. Her four day training will end in making newsitems by all members of the group. The training is taking place in the traininghall for TV of Media bo Khalq in Irbil.

Karin Greep has been working in journalism for almost 25 years, first radio and the past 7 years in TV news programs on Dutch TV.

Print trainer at Media bo Khalq

Dutch trainer Tanja van Bergen on September 5, 2009 starts a four day training on 'theories in print journalism' for the print students at Media bo Khalq. She is the first foreign trainer for the participants of the post graduate training in Irbil, next to the local Iraqi trainers who work with them 5 days a week.

Van Bergen has been working as a newspaper journalist at Het Parool in Amsterdam and is a teacher at the School of Journalism in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

British delegation at Media bo Khalq

A British diplomatic delegation visited the students at the Media bo Khalq course in Irbil on Tuesday afternoon September 1, 2009. The deputy head of mission in Baghdad, Jon Wilks, and the British consul general in the Kurdish region of Iraq, Jeremy Macadie, allowed the students to interview them for more than an hour.

Great Britain has granted IMCK part of the funding necessary to run the post graduate course for Iraqi Arabs and Kurds in Irbil. The training runs for 8 months and started in August 1, 2009.