Media bo Khalk starts
IMCK´s post graduate in journalism Media for People (Media bo Khalk, Al Ilam al-Nas) started on November 2nd in Erbil. In the new IMCK building in the centre of Kurdistans capital, graduates from all over Iraq gathered for their first day of the 8 month training to become professional journalists.
Trainers Khidher Domle, Ako Muhammed and Salam Ibrahim will together train the whole group of 30 students in the first month, after which they split up in two groups, on for print, one for TV.
International trainers will come in for special subjects and guest lecturers will be in weekly for general knowledge lectures. Project coordinator is Ahmed Jibouri.
Half of the participants stay at the IMCK, as they are from outside Erbil. The last two months of the training all participants will be placed as an intern with Iraqi media.
The second edition of Media bo Khalk, which is financed with American, Dutch and Kurdish funding will be officially opened with a ceremony to be held in Erbil at the Hotel Safeer on November 14, 2010.