Newsletter Issue No.3 2021

Issue No.3 2021

17 Aug: IFAJ eCongress Offers Panel Talks, Social Hour, Awards and More Starting 23 August

IFAJ’s Congress is once again virtual, which offers all members a great opportunity to participate from anywhere across the globe.

17 Aug: Message From IFAJ President Lena Johansson

“While we have undergone lockdown and personal isolation, the core values of IFAJ have turned out to be more and more essential.”

17 Aug: IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders and IFAJ/Corteva Master Class Boot Camps Meet Virtually

“They have participated in the first sessions with a great attitude, an excellent perspective, and they are excited to meet and learn together.”

17 Aug: Liberian Guild Develops Manual, Training Program

“The 30 journalists are also benefiting from post-training mentoring support and the production of stories to be published on the LAJN website in the coming months.”

17 Aug: The Story Behind the Story: Damien O’Reilly on His Star Prize Winning Broadcasts

“My producer ribs me that I am a “farmsplainer” always “farmsplaining.” It is an accurate description, but in order to consolidate listenership in a crowded field, it must be listenable, interesting, entertaining and relevant”

17 Aug: Free Radio for a Country with No Press Freedom

“As refugees in Uganda, colleagues Daud Abdi Daud and Ismail Sheikh Khalifa, are about to make radio for their home country, Somalia”

17 Aug: New Training/Education Task Force Developing Member Survey

“By providing member guilds with well-designed training materials, agricultural journalists and communicators will be able to advance their skills and receive recognition for doing so.”

17 Aug: The Mistreatments and Killing of Journalists in Somalia Must Stop

“On the night of June 23 this year, four unidentified men attacked our Somalian colleague Hanad Ali Guled, chief editor of the privately owned Goobjoog Television.”

17 Aug: We’ll Meet Again…

Sing along with our hosts as we set our minds to meeting again in person at the 2022 IFAJ Congress in Denmark.