“Awareness Workshop for Journalists on Media Ethics” Commences

October 2, 2020

“Awareness Workshop for Journalists on Media Ethics” organized by Maldives Broadcasting Commission in collaboration with Islamic University of Maldives has commenced today.

The workshop is the first training program to be conducted following the MoU signed between the Commission and Islamic University on 24th September 2020, to work together in broadcasting sector development and research.

The workshop designed for newsroom journalists and editors, aims to promote freedom of speech while adhering to broadcast code of practice and Islamic principles in news reporting.

The workshop to be held from October 2nd – 4th, highlight the themes such as; Role of media in promoting human rights, Code of Practice in broadcasting, guidelines for broadcasting, Islamic ethics in work place and maintaining Islamic values while delivering news.

The workshop sessions will be conducted by Commission members, Islamic University and experts Gender Ministry experts related to the specialized fields.