The report summarizes the industry needs in the field of reporting migration and mobility . It presents an evaluation of the opportunities, but also the challenges and recommendations to covering migration and mobility through data collected via focus group discussions and key informant in depth interviews. It provides insights on undertaking an online course on reporting migration and mobility and suggest s some of the topics that could be included in a such a course.
The African media is such that most practitioners, especially in the expansive radio sector, are often not formally trained. They are identified for their talent in verbal communication and hired as entertainers who perform journalism functions as well. To maintain professionalism, it becomes imperative to train formally, but especially so on the job.
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