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  • Peculiarities of radio journalism, differences between a text written for a newspaper and a text for radio, steps for a radio broadcast, its format and mode of transmission, editing sounds, must-have skills to be a radio journalist, code of conduct – these are the themes learned by the CSAJ students at the Radio Journalism course. For almost a month, the students were guided by the trainer Sergiu Tudos and the journalists at Radio Free Europe Liliana Barbarosie, Diana Railean and Natalia Sergheev.

  • Three of the graduates and one of the trainers of the Chisinau School of Advanced Journalism are among the best investigative journalists of the year, named following the national competition “Journalistic Investigations of the Year 2019”, organized by the Independent Press Association and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (Germany).

    The awards ceremony took place at the Media Forum held in Chisinau on November 4-5.

  • Deontological codes: what they contain, who adopts them, who respects them, who imposes them? The Guard Dog the press; truth, misinformation, manipulation, fake news; private life vs. public interest; diversity and stereotypes; journalistic ethics and new technologies; confidentiality and protection of sources – these and other topics were discussed during the course “Ethics and Diversity in Mass Media”, held at the SAJ by Nadine Gogu, executive director of the Independent Journalism Center.

  • What is a magazine and what should it contain? How is it structured and what is the difference between a magazine and other periodicals? What is a journalistic brand and how does it reach the hearts of readers? There are questions to which the CSAJ students tried to find the answer during the course of Magazine Journalism. The instructor who initiated them in the world of magazines was the communication expert Ludmila Andronic.

  • Public interest topics, mandatory cases of sources disclosure, access to information, state secret, broadcasting licenses, defamation, information security of the company but also of the person, self-regulation in the Mass Media, the right to respect the private life – are some of the themes included in Media Law course taught by the jurist Tatiana Puiu and the lawyer Ion Tiganas.

  • The photo is one of the key ingredients of journalism and, despite the technologization and the emergence of new media tools, it continues to be used in press. Often, the image captures the attention first, then the text comes. How to “spice up” a topic with good quality photos that will incite reading? How to have patience and curiosity to capture the most memorable moments? There are questions to which the CSAJ students tried to find answers during the Photojournalism course.

  • What is the interview and what is its purpose? What are the first steps in realizing an interview? How do we ask questions and why the documentation is important for the interview? These and many other new things the CSAJ students learned during the Interview course, taught by Mihaela Gherasim, a journalist with a rich experience in television and radio, media and communication consultant.

  • Ten months of studies have passed quickly for the disciples of the 13th promotion, who came to the CSAJ in September 2018, to complete the new generation of journalists from the Republic of Moldova. There have been ten months of intense work, unprecedented challenges, memorable experiences, and meetings with local and international experts. And, on 3 July 2019, in a festive atmosphere, the students saw their dream come true, enjoying the long-awaited and well-deserved certificates of study.

  • Three of the Chisinau School of Advanced Journalism students, gathered under the generic START, have tried their multimedia applications powers at the Fifth Power Media Hackathon, organized by the Independent Journalism Center at the end of June.

  • How do we elaborate and implement a curriculum for training journalists? What are the key elements of curricular design? How do we correctly formulate the learning objectives and how do we achieve them in the training process? How do we select the activities for students, by combining more teaching /learning styles and the theory and practice? What is the influence of feedback on learning performance? And, applied to the SAJ, how to teach journalism i