Event Reports

„Be critical and fair“

German-Arab Journalist Academy started

With the aim to strengthen critical and fair journalism, Nasser Judeh, official speaker of the government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, encouraged the participants of the German-Arab Journalist Academy which started on Wednesday 5th September 2007 in Amman. Following an invitation of the Regional Program Near East / Mediterranean of the KAS and the Journalist Academy of the Foundation, 9 grant holders of the Journalist Academy of the Foundation and 9 talented next generation journalists participate in the program on “The Future of Youth in the Near East”. The young journalists will make research and edit together common articles in order to present an own magazine at the end of the academy.

Group picture of the German-Arab Journalist Academy

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Group picture of the German-Arab Journalist Academy with Nasser Judeh, official speaker of the government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (middle); Jochen Markett, Journalist und desk officer of the KAS Journalist Academy (left); and Dr. Hardy Ostry, Regional Representative Regional Program Political Dialogue Near East / Mediterranean of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (right)