On February, 28 - March 1, 2010, the second training on the course "Business Journalism", developed under the project of PF "Decenta" and PF "MediaNet" and implemented with the support of the European Union, took place in Karaganda.
PA "Karaganda Regional Ecological Museum" (EcoMuseum) became the organizer of the training, and participants included students of Karaganda State University and journalists of local media. The first day of training took place in EcoMuseum, and the second one - in the media hall of the KarSU's Department for Journalism. Trainer and developer of this course is Tulegen Askarov, President of PF "Center for Business Journalism "BizMedia".
The project also includes courses in other areas - analytical, human rights, environmental, photo- and Internet journalism. Presentation of the project took place in late February, during the visit to Pavlodar of the Head of Delegation of the European Union to Kazakhstan, Ambassador Norbert Jousten, accompanied by Ambassador of Spain Mr. Alberto Anton Cortes and Ambassador of Poland Mr. Pawel Cieplak. Main aim of the project is to help strengthen the editorial independence of media, to enable journalists, students and university professors take
part in seminars held by the media professionals.
Trainings in Almaty will be held on the basis of KIMEP: training on business and human rights journalism on March, 9-10, training on journalistic investigation - on March, 11-12. Next training on business journalism will take place in Kostanay on March, 29-30.