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close this bookThe News Media and Humanitarian Action - Trainer's Guide - 1st Edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 159 p.)
close this folderWELCOME, INTRODUCTION AND ICEBREAKERS
View the document1. Introduction and overview
View the document2. Workshop objectives
View the document3. Workshop objectives (continued)
View the document4. Icebreaker #1: Perceptions, beliefs and experience with the media
View the document5. Icebreaker #2: Experience and impact of the news media

4. Icebreaker #1: Perceptions, beliefs and experience with the media


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Use this at the beginning of the workshop to acquaint participants with each other and to identify both their positive and negative perceptions of the news media. Note and categorize participants’ responses on flip chart paper. (This will take 15-20 minutes, if 1 minute is allowed per participant).

· Introduce yourself
· Share one or two experiences with or beliefs about the news media