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Ink Center trains Investigative Journalists

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Gondwe making a presentation during the training Gondwe making a presentation during the training

Lilongwe, January 30: 18 local Journalists have completed a two day investigative and financial journalism training organized by Ink Centre for investigative Journalism in Lilongwe.

The training was aimed at imparting investigative reporting skills to reporters in newsrooms that have significant budget constraints and are
struggling to maintain investigative journalism desks.

One of the training, Gregory Gondwe advised journalists that they take advantage of the technological advancements and be innovative.

Making a presentation on Social media sleuthing, Gondwe said, "journalists should adopt creative ways of finding information such as the use of social
media platforms."

He said sleuthing has become an important aspect of media to find information on issues or people they are investigating.

The training comes at a time when investigative journalism is flourishing in the country with a series of stories revealing ills in the society.

 

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