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#Election2018: Over 70 Journalists and Civil Society discuss Peace Journalism in NW and West Regions

CCMN Office July 25, 2017 3

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The CCMN – Cameroon Community Media Network in co-operation with CAMASEJ NW and AJP CEDES Foumban organised one workshop and three in-house trainings for civil society representatives and journalists from the North West and West Regions to reflect on the application of peace journalism during the up-coming election in 2018.

Prof Steven Youngblood was resource person during the workshop and the in-house trainings and discussed with the journalists and civil society activists applications of peace journalism during time of social tensions, reporting of refugees and migration and elections.

The participants from Bamenda, Bafoussam and Foumban raised questions on the possibility of the implementation of peace journalism in the Cameroonian context, the role of media in peace and conflict situations and addressed the economic, social and political situation of the Cameroonian journalists.

Some reports on the workshop and in-house trainings

Draufsicht Bamenda produced a short documentary on our workshop in Bamenda

Bamenda Online reported on the workshop under the title “Journalists Fine-tune Skills On Peace Reporting”

Journalists from some media houses in Bamenda and some civil society members have been fine-tuning their skills on  peace reporting (peace Journalism) in a workshop holding at the Presbyterian Church Centre Mankon, Friday July 21, 2017. The workshop is coming as Cameroons anticipates general and local election in 2018.

You can read the full story on Bamenda Online (retrieved 23 July 2017)

CBS Radio Bamenda on the Workshop and In-house Training

Rainbow Radio Mbengwi

Radio Ndefcam

Radio Evangelium Bamenda

The project “Community Media, Peace Journalism and Election Reporting” is financed by

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