Since social media has become the center of our lives, some professions have also begun to change shape. One of them is journalism. Facebook, which draws attention to what should be done by journalists or journalist candidates in the face of changing trends, launched a new program in cooperation with Kadir Has University and Habitat Association . The Facebook Journalism Project , which is prepared for the correct use of Facebook and Instagram, addresses all journalists and journalism students.
The first leg of the new program launched by Facebook in cooperation with Kadir Has University and Habitat Association was held on 21-22 October at Facebook Istasyon in Istanbul. 12 volunteers participated in this event. For journalists and journalism students in Turkey in the second leg of a training program that focuses on storytelling, social platforms, Kadir Has University New Media Department and volunteer journalists and journalism students in Turkey in the Habitat network will provide training in the narrative story on Facebook and Instagram. Thus, journalists will find the answer to the question of how to use Instagram correctly.
Aiming to reach more than a thousand journalists in 12 months, Facebook will focus on creating an audience on Facebook and Instagram with these 2-day trainings and storytelling through video using Facebook and Instagram features such as Facebook Live, Facebook Watch, Instagram Stories and IGTV . The program will also provide tools and information on misinformation, accuracy checking and the legal aspects of copyright and hate speech.
Facebook Media Partnerships Department Manager Eren Sağır , who met with trainers for the first trainings, said that it is very important that journalists have digital skills especially for finding a job today.
Facebook Journalism Project trainings will be given to all journalists and journalism students free of charge. To participate in the program You can click.