Workshop

Investigative Journalism

Partner: Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF)

Workshop

Details

INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

Programme

RESIDENTIAL WORKSHOP ORGANISED BY

UGANDA MEDIA DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION - UMDF

IN CONJUCTION WITH KONRAD-ADENAUER-STIFTUNG

Wednesday 13th October 2004

05.00 p.m.Arrival of Participants at White Horse Regency, Kabale

08.00 p.m.Dinner and Briefing

Thursday 14th October 2004

08.00 a.m.Registration

08.30 a.m.Introduction of participants, workshop objectives, expectations and fears

09.00 a.m.Official Opening

By: Mr. Adison Kakuru

Chairman LCV, Kabale District

09.30 a.m.The Importance of Investigative Journalism

By: John Bosco Mayiga

Co-ordinator - Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF)

10.00 a.m.Discussions

10.30 a.m.BREAK

11.00 a.m.Investigative Journalism

•Definition

•Global picture

•Case of Uganda (history, nature, case studies and issues)

•Issues arising

12.00 noonQualities of an investigative journalist

12.30 p.m.Group Work

•Fitting oneself into the picture

•Group reports

01.00 p.m.LUNCH

02.00 p.m.Investigating a story – Part 1

•Developing the idea

•Research techniques

•Interviewing skills

•Issues arising

03.30 p.m.Group Work

•Forming investigative groups

•Developing story ideas

•Planning investigations

04.30 p.m.Group Reports (progress)

05.00 p.m.Summary of day’s work

•Sharpening investigative assignments

Friday 15th October 2004

08.00 a.m.Registration

08.30 a.m.Review of previous day’s work

09.00 a.m.Investigating a story – Part 11

•Dealing with sources

•Ethical considerations

•Getting your editor’s support

•Issues arising

10.30 a.m.BREAK

11.00 a.m.GROUP WORK (Building stories)

12.30 a.m.Assessing Group progress (Plenary)

01.00 p.m.LUNCH

02.00 p.m.Media Law and Ethics in Uganda

•Issues arising

02.45 p.m.GROUP WORK (Critiquing investigative stories)

03.15 p.m.Reports

03.30 p.m.BREAK

04.00 p.m.GROUP WORK

•Follow up on investigative stories

•Fine-tuning stories

07.30 p.m.Dinner / assessing group progress

Saturday 16th October 2004

08.00 a.m.Registration

08.30 a.m.Review of previous day’s work

09.00 a.m.Presentations of Groups’ investigative stories

•Issues arising

10.00 a.m.Case Studies of prominent Investigative stories

10.30 a.m.BREAK

11.00 a.m.Investigative journalism at a glance

•Opportunities

•Challenges

•Issues arising

12.30 p.m.Way forward: Strategies

01.00 p.m.Official Closing

RDC, Mbarara District

and

Mr. Wolfgang Hilberer,

Resident Representative, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

01.30 p.m.LUNCH and DEPARTURE

WORKSHOP OFFICIALS

1.J. B. MayigaUMDF Co-ordinator

2.Gilbert KadiloFacilitator

3.Gertrud BenderanaUMDF - Assistent

4.Richard KamyaUMDF Assistant

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Venue

Gulu, Gulu District, Uganda, Acholi Inn

Speakers

  • J.B. Mayiga John Matovu
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    Wolfgang Hilberer

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