This Wordpress blog was created as part of the New Media workshop which i am attending this week here at Al Jazeera Training and Development Center.
This course was delivered by Dan Mason from Thomson Foundation, who is a Media consultant and trainer working with journalists and communications professionals worldwide.
This course which lasted 5 days had abundant of knowledge and technicalities that i have ever inherited in my life. Ofcourse the vote of thanks does go to Dan Mason for delivering a top notch New Media course to us 6 trainees.
Before i start to write about the course in short let me introduce you to my fellow trainees who i spent the past week. The group was short with 5 participants all from different backgrounds:
Rana Shayya Younis: Rana works for United States Embassy in the Linguistic department. Rana has a great interest in using New Media and other tools for her work puporses.
Wehib Kurtu: A translator at the FANAR center in Doha, Wehib joined the course to learn how he can use New Media for his center to bring the community together and Educate them on religious views.
Yosra Koura: Yosra is a Media Relations officer at the petrolium giants Ras Gas. Although she could not tell the best thing she learned in this course as everything was so good, but she will be using the tools to expand her companies reach.