03.09.2008


MEDIA SUMMER SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS OF JOURNALISM IN B&H

Sarajevo, hotel “Terme”, Ilidza
03-06th September 2008


The Press Council in Bosnia-Herzegovina, with support of the foundations Konrad Adenauer, Hanrich Böll and DVV International, and the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina is organising the first Summer School of journalism for 30 students from four BH faculties, Mostar, Tuzla, Sarajevo and Banja Luka. Program of the school is based on theoretical and practical lectures on professional ethical principles of journalism, media legislation and self-regulation for print media, as well as mechanisms of protection for journalists and journalistic profession. The most important part of this three days long media school in association and establishment of network of future young journalists from whole Bosnia and Herzegovina. The school will take place at hotel Terme, Ilidza near Sarajevo, and lecturers are journalists and experts in self-regulation form B&H and Europe. The school shall be opened by the German Ambassador, HE Joachim Schmitt and the Ambassador of the OSCE Mission to B&H, HE Douglas Davidson.

 

PROGRAM

SUMMER MEDIA SCHOOL
FOR STUDENTS OF JOURNALISM IN B&H
Mostar, Banja Luka, Sarajevo, Tuzla

Sarajevo, 02-05 September 2008
Hotel Terme, Ilidza

School Guests
HE Ambassador of Germany in B&H and H.E Ambassador of the OSCE Mission to B&H


Ethics and ethical principles of journalism:
Ethics as protection of journalistic profession and journalists
Self-regulation and regulation of media:
Ethical codes in B&H
Self-regulation and media freedoms, European experiences
Media legislation and mechanisms of protection for journalists
Recommendations for media:
Recommendations for treatment of gender issues in media
Recommendations for court media reporters in B&H
Practical case studies:
Practical case studies on application of journalistic ethics, based on work of the PC’s Complaints Commission
Work analysis and recommendations for students
Evaluation
Certificate Award


TUESDAY, 02.09.2008.

Arrival of students in the afternoon. Accommodation at hotel Terme, Ilidza.

20h Meeting of all participants, introduction with the program and each other Dinner


WEDNESDAY, 03.09.2008

09.00 Opening of the program: Greeting of the organiser
Ljiljana ZUROVAC, Press Council in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Introducing with students

09.30 Introduction with programs of the Foundations Konrad Adenauer, Heinrich Boell and DVV International in B&H which might be interesting and useful for young journalists

10.00 Short break

10.10 First lecture: Ethics and ethical principles in journalism
Ethics as protection of journalistic profession and protection of journalists
Miodrag ZIVANOVIC Ph.D., Member of the Complaints Commission of the Press Council in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Questions and answers

11.00 Coffee break

11.15 Second lecture: Self-regulation and media regulation
Self-regulation and regulation of media in B&H – specificity, differences and similarities
Enes OSMANCEVIC MA, Member of the Complaints Commission of the Press Council in Bosnia-Herzegovina
Helena MANDIC, B&H Regulatory Agency for Communications

Questions and answers

Ethical codes of journalism in Bosnia and Herzegovina:
The Press Code and the RAK Broadcast Code – limitations or guaranteed freedom of journalistic reporting
Borka RUDIC, journalist, Association BH Journalists
Helena MANDIC, B&H Regulatory Agency for Communications


12.30 LUNCH BREAK


14.00 PRESS CONFERENCE with Guests, Ambassadors in B&H:
Ambassador of Germany in B&H, HE Joachim SCHMIDT, and the Ambassador of the OSCE Mission to B&H, HE Douglas DAVIDSON

14.15 SCHOOL GUESTS: Ambassadors of Germany in B&H and the OSCE Mission to B&H
HE Ambassador of Germany in B&H, Mr Joachim SCHMIDT:
Role of political foundations in democracy development support in Bosnia and Herzegovina

HE Ambassador of the OSCE Mission to B&H, Mr Douglas DAVIDSON:
Role of young journalists in democracy development in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Questions and answers

15.15 Short break

15.25 Third lecture: Self-regulation and freedom of media, European experience
Manfred PROTZE, Chairman of the German Press Council (Deutscher Presserat), journalists of the German press agency dpa

Questions and answers

16.00 Coffee break

16.15 Fourth lecture: Media legislation and mechanism of journalists protection:
Laws on Protection against Defamation in B&H, Law on Free Access to Information, Media self-regulation, Association of journalists, Media Help Line, Media Ombudsman, Journalists Trade Union
Enes OSMANCEVIC MA, Member of the Complaints Commission of the Press Council in Bosnia-Herzegovina
Borka RUDIC, journalist, Association BH Journalists/ Media Help Line
Ljiljana ZUROVAC, journalist, Press Council in Bosnia-Herzegovina

17.00 Evaluation of the first day / overview of the following day
Free time

19.00 Dinner
Organised time for associating

THURSDAY, 04.09.2008

Breakfast

09.00 Reminder of the previous day / Introducing a new working day

09.10 Fifth lecture: Recommendations for media I
Recommendations for court media reporters
Nidzara AHMETASEVIC MA, journalists, Balkan Investigative Reporting Network BIRN

Questions and answers

10.00 Short break

10.10 Recommendations for media II:
Treatment of gender issues and usage of gender sensitive language in media
Ljiljana ZUROVAC, Press Council in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Media and Gender – what does it mean to be gender sensitive in media? – why is important issue of gender respect? is it only relation of different sexes or is it more complex sociological issue with long-term consequences in relation to way of treatment?
Nada LER-SOFRONIC, Ph.D.

Questions and answers

11.15 Coffee break

11.30 Sixth lecture and practical examples - Study case
Application of journalistic ethics in accordance with work of the self-regulatory Complaints Commission of the Press Council
Manfred PROTZE, Deutscher Presserat (Germany Press Council)

Distribution of assignments: citizens’ complaints on print media reporting/work in groups

13.00 LUNCH BREAK

14.15 Practical case studies, continuation – joint session
Analysis of practical cases, resolving of citizens’ complaints on print media reporting
Manfred PROTZE, Miodrag ZIVANOVIC, Ph.D. and Enes OSMANCEVIC MA

15.30 Coffee break

15.45 Practical case studies- joint session:
Analysis of practical exercises
Manfred PROTZE, Miodrag ZIVANOVIC, Ph.D. and Enes OSMANCEVIC MA

16.50 Evaluation of the day / Practical tasks for the following day

Free time

18.45 Going to town, Sarajevo

19.00 Dinner at Bas-carsija

Free time in town

21.30 Return to hotel



FRIDAY, 05.09.2008

Breakfast

09.00 Opening of the day /reminder on pervious day
Practical exercises of application of journalistic ethics, based on work of the Complaints Commission of the Press Council
Manfred PROTZE, Deutscher Presserat

Work on tasks from the previous day / Work in groups

10.00 Practical case studies, continuation – joint session
Analysis of practical case studies, analysis of citizens’ complaints on print media reporting Manfred PROTZE, Miodrag ZIVANOVIC, Ph.D. and Enes OSMANCEVIC MA

11.00 Coffee break

11.15 Expert analysis and recommendation to students
How to recognise a mistake, how to avoid mistakes, what to do when the mistake accidentally happens?
Manfred PROTZE, Chairman of the German Press Council

Questions and answers

12.15 Study Trip: Going to Vrelo Bosne
Vrelo Bosne is one of the strongest wellsprings in Europe – importance of regular media reporting on environmental issues

14.00 Return to hotel Terme from Vrelo Bosne

LUNCH

16.00 Evaluation
Students program analysis and work at the School

Closing words, prior closing of the first Summer Media School for Students of Journalism in B&H
Manfred PROTZE, Chairman of the German Press Council
Miodrag Zivanovic, Ph.D. Complaints Commission of the Press Council in B&H
Ljiljana Zurovac, Executive Director of the Press Council in B&H

CERTIFICATE AWARD

Coffee and drinks for the end of the program


END OF THE PROGRAM

Departure of participants during the afternoon

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