News

  • 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.

  • Specificity of radio journalism, genres of radio press, differences between a text written for a newspaper and a text for radio, steps for a radio broadcast, its format and mode of transmission, editing sounds, must-have skills to be a radio journalist, code of conduct – these are the themes learned by the SAJ students at the Radio Journalism course. For almost a month, the students were guided by Diana Railean, Liliana Barbăroşie and Tamara Grejdeanu, journalists at Radio Free Europe and SAJ graduates.

  • Consolidation of the links between media and entrepreneurs, role of the media in promoting the economic development, dissemination of successful stories, strategies for selling media products in the era of digitization, stimulating the creativity and the innovation – these and other topics have been discussed in an unprecedented event, organized for the first time in Chisinau by GEN Moldova in partnership with the School of Advanced Journalism.

  • Vulnerability of the financial and banking sector, including the surprising resignation of the NBM Governor, the capital amnesty law, the program of citizenship of the Republic of Moldova through investments, the involvement of the government in money laundering schemes to ensure the political coverage of the persons involved in such frauds.

  • What is the strategic concept and the major goals of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)? What are the values promoted by this political and military structure? How are the relations between the Republic of Moldova and NATO seen from the outside? There are some of the topics debated at the first Discussion Club organized this year at the SAJ, whose guest was Alina Coca, from the NATO Press Office headquartered in Brussels.

  • What is a magazine and what should it contain? How is it structured and what is the difference between a magazine and other periodicals? What is a journalistic brand and how does it reach the hearts of readers? There are questions to which the SAJ students tried to find the answer at the course of Magazine Journalism. The instructor who initiated them in the world of magazines was the communication expert Ludmila Andronic.

  • Deontological codes: what they contain, who adopts them, who respects them, who imposes them? The Guard Dog the press; truth, misinformation, manipulation, fake news; private life vs. public interest; diversity and stereotypes; journalistic ethics and new technologies; confidentiality and protection of sources – these and other topics were discussed during the course “Ethics and Diversity in Mass Media”, held at the SAJ by Nadine Gogu, executive director of the Independent Journalism Center.

  • Reportage, feature, documentary release and obituary are some of the new journalistic genres that the students of the School of Advanced Journalism have studied at the “Long Articles” course. Guided by Alina Radu, director of the Moldovan Newspaper “Ziarul de Garda”, the young people learned how to produce a good reportage; visited some events and reported about them; created a portrait sketch with great, but less well-known personalities as protagonists and learned the techniques of writing an obituary.