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  • How should we represent a man and a woman in photos and in other journalistic materials? What could men gain from gender equality? Why is it necessary for women to participate in politics and decision making, and what is the work of a woman journalist or photojournalist like? These are some of the issues discussed at the first discussion club meeting at the SAJ, which was attended by Swedish journalists Gunnel Bergström and Maria Dahmén as well as photojournalist Åsa Sjöström.

  • The first semester of studies at the School of Advanced Journalism started with initiation into the world of the media. The three-day course of “Introduction to Journalism” gave an overview of the structure of the Moldovan media space and of journalistic principles. The School’s director Sorina Stefarta worked with students as their trainer.

  • Young, curious, full of enthusiasm, optimism, and desire to contribute to the improvement of media in Moldova, a new group of young people started the 2017-2018 academic year at the School of Advanced Journalism. During the ten months of studies at the SAJ, students will be working at the pace of a real editorial office and will learn the best practices in the field of journalism. Our trainers – the best media professionals of the country – will be by their side.

  • Do you want to know how to “create” a radio or TV report and to learn the secrets of a successful photo? Or maybe you want to know how to be in front of a camera, how to make a live broadcast, to film and edit a newscast? If your answer is “Yes,” the best place to learn all these things is the School of Advanced Journalism (SAJ).   

  • After in mid-June they tested various teaching techniques and learned how to better capture future students' attention and how to teach journalism in an accessible and interactive way, SAJ trainers met for the second stage of the training of trainers. The event was held between July 6 and 9 in Targu Neamt, Romania. Trainers worked along with Cristina Lupu, program director at the Independent Journalism Center from Bucharest, and Vlad Ajder, actor and director from Galati, Romania.

  • Ten months of intense work, unprecedented challenges, memorable encounters and heated discussions have passed in the blink of an eye. And at a festive ceremony on Thursday, June 29, eleven young people received their long-awaited certificates of completion of the School of Advanced Journalism for academic year 2016-2017. Enthusiastic and optimistic, students say they will not stop here and will make their way to a successful journalistic career.

  • Academic year 2016-2017 ended with a training program for... the trainers of the School of Advanced Journalism. Between June 13 and 17 they attended a training of trainers. In five days, the best journalists and media experts, who in the course of the year teach at the SAJ, found out about current trends in the field of adult education and learned how to develop their skills in order to become successful trainers, how to catch students' attention and how to communicate their knowledge to others.

  • What does the future of journalism look like? What are the trends and challenges of the profession? Should we accept the changes and adapt to new technologies, or not? Why is it important to know the legislation and ethics of journalism? These are the issues that Cristina Lupu, Program Coordinator at the Independent Journalism Center from Romania, has touched during a meeting with SAJ students and graduates, organized by the School.

  • Are you a university graduate specialized in law, economy, philology, polytechnic, medicine, journalism or political science? Or, maybe, you studied theater, but now you see that you would like to act on another "stage", in the media? Besides, you are curious, persistent, and caring about what's going on around you? If the answer is “Yes!”, then don’t hesitate – put your papers together and come to the School of Advanced Journalism!

  • Overfilled with emotions and optimism, despite fatigue, proud of their achievements – that is how one could describe the students of the 11th graduating class the School of Advanced Journalism, who presented on May 30 their most important work of the year – the Final Project. Out of the eleven students, four made materials for radio, two made television reports, other four wrote articles for print media, and one tried his hand at online journalism.