Workshop for researchers on topics in the sphere of the media

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Ten researchers and representatives from the media and civil society organizations from Macedonia attended the workshop for designing and planning applied and action researches in the sphere of the media, organized by the Macedonian Institute for Media, in cooperation with the Peace Institutefrom Ljubljana, from 23 to 25 June in Ohrid.

During the workshop conducted by Brankica Petrovikj, a prominent trainer and researcher from the Peace Institute and the research team of the MIM, the participants were introduced to the key aspects of the media integrity and the concept of applied and action researches in the field of the media. Through practical work, they strengthened their knowledge and capabilities for preparing a research design and plan, as well as the techniques for writing research reports.

The participants worked on specific exercises for preparation of a plan for researching the key issues in the media field in the country, which were identified on the basis of the previously conducted interviews and focus groups with representatives of the media.

The workshop was organized within the project „#ReForMedia – Enhancing the cooperation between the civil society, institutions and citizens for implementing reforms in the media sphere”. The project is funded by the European Union, and the co-financing of this activity is provided by the British Embassy in Skopje.