Media Development Center Fetes Graduates of Five Training Courses

The Birzeit University Media Development Center celebrated on March 1, 2014 the graduation of media students from five specialized training courses. These courses sought to develop participants’ media skills in practice.

Center director Nibal Thawabteh spoke at the graduation about the center’s vision, which seeks to build the capacity of Palestinian media staff and media students, through specialized training and the provision of training manuals and handouts. Training is conducted in partnership with international media organs, using professionalism, objectivity, independence and freedom of press, while abiding by Palestinian, international and humanitarian laws, she said.

At the event, the media center also announced a new training program for students of the current academic year that will cover the following topics: TV reports, press release, radio reports and media reporting in English.

The event was attended by Vice President for Community Outreach Samia Hulaileh, Thawabteh, and chairperson of the Media Department Bassam Owadah.