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International war correspondent Abeer Saady has joined him as a trainer for the workshop with the aim of ensuring that the journalists are aware of their personal safety in dangerous situations and how to deal with government protocol and their own mental health around the result of such chaos.
LAHORE: (UrduPoint News/UrduPoint/Point Pakistan – March 14Th2023) The Faculty of Humanities of Forman Christian College University, at Forman Christian College (Chartered University) in collaboration with the International Journalism and Media Center (JMIC), Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway, held a three-day workshop on “Safety of Journalists, Ensuring physical safety and mental Journalists in the middle of violent events” on Tuesday.
The aim of the worship which would continue for three days is to ensure that the journalists are aware of their personal safety in the middle of dangerous situations and how to deal with government protocol and their own mental health around the result of such chaos.
International war correspondent Abeer Saady joined the workshop as an instructor.
Dr Altaf Khan, Dean of Humanities founded the workshop and in his opening remarks he said “Violent events create an ecosystem and it is important to revisit protocols to understand the system”.
Abeer Saady discussed the safety of journalists and said during one of his sessions on Risk Assessment, “You should not become a story while telling a story”.
The day was divided into 5 sessions with each one containing interactive activities for the participants to ensure that the purpose of this workshop is achieved and that the message is conveyed. The workshop gathered media academics and journalists from different parts of the country.
The next two days, Abeer Saady will further discuss the importance of Journalist Safety and his different perspectives.