On March 29-30, 2010, the Kostanay State University (KSU) named in honor of A.Baitursynov, hosted the 4th 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.
PF "Nothern Kazakhstan Legal Media Center" and the KSU' Department of Journalism and Communications Management (DJCM) became the organizers of the training. The participants included DJCM faculty, students and journalists from regional media. 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, investigation, 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.
On April 1-2 KSU hosted training on Internet journalism, and training on photo-journalism was conducted in Astana during March 30 - April 1.