Media Literacy Workshop I & II Juniorscoop- (Jan 11-12, 18 – 19, 2014)
More than 100 students from 11 schools of Pune got a chance to become part of US government funded program which aims to educate students about the civic issues. The program titled ‘Juniorscoop’ provided online citizen journalism and networking platform to students (studying between 8th and 11th standard). Experts from various sectors along with working journalists will impart training to students about journalism and media literacy in these workshops. Along with conceptual discussions on media and current trends, the students will also get hands-on knowledge about the actual news making process. The training session will educate students on how to make news stories (video news stories), video editing, news script writing, photo essays, and write blogs. These stories will be uploaded on a special web platform created for the project.