A total of 45 media club members from Paro College of Education attended the workshop on news writing and media literacy on 2ndSeptember, 2017. Tempa Wangdi from Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy (BCMD) and Tashi Dema from Kuensel Cooperation Ltd. facilitated the workshop. The purpose of the workshop was to equip media club members with basic skills of news writing and the skills to analyze and evaluate information published in the media.
Tashi Dema said, “News is flooded with information. It creates awareness, and gives correct information. Social media influence people but one need to be a media literate.”
“The workshop was very fruitful and informative. Since it was my second time attending the same workshop, it broadened my knowledge in news writing,” said Dechen Pelmo who was one of the participants.
Vishnu Maya Subba