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close this bookThe News Media and Humanitarian Action - Trainer's Guide - 1st Edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 159 p.)
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

2. Workshop objectives


Use this overhead to review workshop objectives for the option #1 sample agenda. Revise these if you have made any changes to this agenda. Also use to identify and compare to the objectives and priorities of participants. If time permits, you can list participants’ learning objectives on flip charts before viewing this overhead.

This workshop is designed to help you better understand:

· the nature, interaction, complexity and shortcomings of institutions responding to humanitarian crises

· the priorities, responses and limitations of the news media, government policymakers and humanitarian organizations

· how to analyze news media coverage and influence in complex emergencies