News

  • Journalism on economic and financial topics has become one of the major fields of the media.

  • What it means to be a journalist in the Republic of Moldova? What are the key problems faced by media specialists and how do they manage to fight against populism, propaganda, manipulation, and other unfathomable phenomena? What is the Moldovans’ degree of trust in media institutions? Where can you follow qualitative journalistic studies? There are just a few of the questions that 22 freelance journalists from Finland addressed to the CSAJ team at a meeting held on April 10 at the Moldova Tourist Information Center.

  • Political news and talk shows are among the most important products offered to media consumers. The interest for politics is very high, as confirmed by this kind of topics presented in the newsletters, as well as by the nature of the daily discussions between citizens. What is happening on the political arena of the Republic of Moldova? What are manipulation and political propaganda? How do we reflect fairly and equidistantly the election campaigns and how do we discover false information?

  • From the cameraman to the field reporter, from 30 seconds stand-up to few minutes video clips – these are just some elements of the spectrum that, for the School of Advanced Journalism students, opened with the help of one of the most complex courses – TV Journalism. Within a few modules, the students learned how to better handle the camera, how to edit a video, how to make a TV news story, and finally, how to create a story in images. This time too, the course was focused on practical exercises on fieldwork as well as on the a

  • The modern reader is increasingly drawn to the online media, where information is quick and, in most cases, free. However, there is still a faithful audience to the written press, for which the smell of the freshly printed newspaper can not be replaced by any gadget. How do we make attractive media products for both categories of consumers? The answer to this and other questions the SAJ students found out at the Media Design course delivered by Angela Ivanesi.

  • How do adults learn and what is the process of teaching adults? How do you develop new skills for a person who is already trained in a profession, and how do you evaluate the outcome of this work? And – in the context of the objectives of the School of Advanced Journalism – how to teach journalism in a live, accessible and interactive way?

  • The Republic of Moldova and its realities through the eyes of 12 young German journalists. Moldova and its challenges in the context of the cooperation with Germany and the European Union through the eyes of ten young Moldovan journalists. All this – on the http://www.europe-in-sight.eu/ platform, launched mid-December 2018, which is the result of a half-year project realized by Deutsche Gesellschaft e.V. from Berlin and the School of Advanced Journalism from Chisinau.

  • Three of the SAJ graduates are in the top of the 2018 best journalists, nominated at the 24th edition of the Annual Press Club Gala organized in Chisinau by the Independent Journalism Center (IJC).

  • Political clientelism, theft of public funds, fraudulent ways that some politicians use to enrich overnight, illegal funding of political parties, and the tools citizens can use tot rack the money – are the themes debated at the third Discussion Club, organized this year at the SAJ. The special guest of the club was Septimius Pârvu, expert in good governance and electoral processes from Expert Forum, Romania (EFOR).

  • The condition of the journalist in the Republic of Moldova, the quality of the media products offered to the public, the access to information and the transparency of the public institutions, the way of improving media legislation – these are only a few of the topics discussed at the Media Forum 2018, with the participation of notable experts and journalists from abroad and from the country, but also the SAJ instructors and students.