SPP TO HOST FREE-EXPRESSION SEMINAR IN PARAGUAY
The seminars will provide participants with techniques for reporting press-freedom issues in a fair, independent and balanced way. They will be interactive and enable participants to debate issues and examine case studies from the region. Respected journalists and free-expression experts from Latin America and the United States will also give presentations.
ICFJ is providing scholarships to support the attendance of eight rural-based Paraguayan journalists at the seminar, which will take place in the capital, Asunción, from 30 March to 1 April. The deadline for applying is 16 March.
ICFJ has been running a three-year project to raise awareness of free-expression issues among journalists in the Americas.
Funding is provided by the Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation
For a schedule of upcoming seminars in other countries, visit: http://www.icfj.org/foe.shtml
To apply for a scholarship, visit: http://www.icfj.org/foeparaguay.shtml
Send questions and applications to Lucía Migliónico, ICFJ program officer, at [email protected] or [email protected]