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PIC Hosts Mobile Journalism Training Workshop

KARACHI: The Pakistan Information Center (PIC), organized a two-day training workshop on mobile journalism in Karachi.

The workshop, held on February 16th and 17th, attracted working journalists, citizen journalists, media students, and teachers from all over the province, including the capital. In addition to the in-person attendees, many people joined the training program online.

During the two-day workshop, attendees received training on mobile journalism techniques, including how to report using fast and modern tools.

Participants came from a variety of backgrounds, including various newspapers, TV channels, and websites from the province, students from various universities, media studies teachers, and citizen journalists. In addition to the technical training, the workshop covered topics such as responsible use of mobile journalism, discouraging fake news, and using mobile journalism as a responsible citizen.

Irum Tanweer, DG PR PID Karachi, addressing the participants of the mobile journalism training

The workshop was led by Ayaz Khan, the founder of Mojo Pakistan, who served as the master trainer. Karachi Press Club President Saeed Sarbazi and Secretary Shoaib Ahmed, among other guests, also provided important suggestions and tips to the participants. Attendees were able to interact with PID officers, Directorate of Electronic and Media Publications (DEMP), Associated Press of Pakistan (APP), and Radio Pakistan.

At the end of the two-day training workshop, Director General (DG) Public Relations (PR) PID Madam Iram Tanweer presented shields to the trainers and special guests, while certificates were presented to the trainers.

The PIC Karachi has so far training more than 500 journalists through training workshops held in the past.

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