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Investigative Reporting

Training Program Schedule

Stage One: Workshop on Basics / Advanced Workshop
Monday August 16 to Thursday August 19, 2004

Monday August 16

8:30 “ 9:00 Opening
9:00 “ 9:40 Objectives
9:40 “ 11:00 International Standards
11:00 “ 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 “ 12:30 Selection of Subjects for Investigative Reports
12:30 “ 1:30 Lunch
1:30 “ 3:00 Structure of Investigative Reports
3:00 “ 4:00 Small Working Groups

Tuesday August 17

8:30 “ 10:00 Editing Process
10:00 “ 11:00 Legal Questions
11:00 “ 11:30 Coffee Break
12:30 “ 1:30 Small Working Groups “ Exercises
12:30 “ 1:30 Lunch
1:30 “ 3:30 Technical Aspects of Interviewing, Sources and Information
3:30 “ 4:00 Discussion

Wednesday August 18

8:30 “ 11:00 Concept Behind Selecting Topics of Investigative Reports
11:00 “ 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 “ 12:30 Methods of Choosing Topics of Investigative Reports
12:30 “ 1:30 Lunch
1:30 “ 3:00 Methodology of Preparing an Investigative Report
3:00 “ 4:00 Electronic Search for Information

Thursday August 19

8:30 “ 11:00 Practical Applications
11:00 “ 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 “ 12:30 Small Working Groups “ Exercises
12:30 “ 1:30 Lunch
1:30 “ 3:30 Individual Assignments
3:30 “ 4:00 Conclusion

Stage Two:
Preparation Period for Individual Investigative Reports
August 19 to September 12, 2004
Stage Three: Presentations
September 13 to September 14, 2004
Stage Four: Publication Period in the Printed Press
September 15 to September 30, 2004
Stage Five: Workshop on the Palestinian, Arab and International Experience
October 3 to 7, 2004

Sunday October 3

6:00 “ 8:30 Welcome Reception

Monday October 4

8:30 “ 9:00 Opening Remarks
9:00 “ 10:00 Lessons from the South African Experience
10:00 “ 10:30 Discussion
10:30 “ 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 “ 12:00 Lessons from other International Experiences
12:00 “ 12:30 Discussion
12:30 “ 1:30 Lunch
1:30 “ 2:00 Discussion
2:00 “ 4:00 Summary Presentation of Published Investigative Reports

Tuesday October 4

8:30 “ 11:00 Continuation of Summary Presentations
11:00 “ 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 “ 12:30 Comments from the South African Specialist
12:30 “ 1:30 Lunch
1:30 “ 2:30 Comments from the second International Specialist
2:30 “ 3:30 Discussion
3:30 “ 4:00 Conclusion

Wednesday October 5

8:30 “ 9:30 Observations from the Local Trainer #1
9:30 “ 10:30 Observations from the Local Trainer #2
10:30 “ 11:00 Discussion
11:00 “ 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 “ 12:30 Observations from Editors of Palestinian Newspapers
12:30 “ 1:30 Lunch
1:30 “ 2:30 Observations from Editors of Palestinian Journals
2:30 “ 3:00 League of Palestinian Journalists
3:00 “ 4:00 Conclusions and Closing of the Workshop

Thursday October 6

10:00 “ 3:00 Field Visits:
 
  • President Yasser Arafat 11:00
  • PLO 12:00
  • Minister of Information 1:00
  • Palestinian Newspapers 3:00
  • 6:00 “ 9:00 Joint Meeting with:
     
  • Minister of Information
  • League of Palestinian Journalists
  • Trainers
  • Representative of the Palestinian Legislative Council

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