Green Journalism Workshop
Along with the theme of “Citizen Journalism for Sustainability and Development”, Eastern University Journalist Forum (EUJF) is going to organize an online workshop on “Green Journalism” jointly with environmental web portal bdenvironment.com. Anyone can join the workshop who are living here or in abroad, are eligible to participate in the workshop.
Resource person from prominent daily newspaper and television will be trained students how to write and presents on newspaper, magazine, television and radio about environmental issues for country’s sustainable development. They will also express on expand environmental issues and citizen journalism to prevent climate change matters. Desh Shamachar is strategic partner of this grand workshop for sustainable development of the country.
Date: Friday, 28 August, 2020 at 7:30 PM
- Iftekhar Mahmud, Special Correspondent, Prothom Alo
- Sheikh Rokon, Secretary General, Riverine People
Host: Md. Ashraful Alam, Founder, bdenvironment.com
Fees & Platform: Free of cost but need prior registration & the platform is Zoom
The founder of bdenvironment.com Md. Ashraful Alam said that to save environmental and prevent climate change issue from Bangladesh we need to aware people a lot. Only mass media can do that very rapidly. So it is our time to expand environmental issue through mass media.
President of Eastern University Journalist Forum Samiya Habib emphasized, Nature itself is a mother or has motherly features. For instance, being like river to provides water, giving Oxygen and shelter like trees which also filter the polluted air into fresh air and breathable oxygen for us. Only the mass people take this initiative of keeping safe our environment from pollution.
Moreover, bdenvironment.com is an environmental web portal that connects people to environmental & climate change issues of Bangladesh. It launched on June 8, 2013. From launched to till now it organized around hundred event including national environmental writing contest, tree plantation, waste management, seminar, workshop, nature photography contest and campaign to spread environmental awareness.
Incidentally, Eastern University Journalist Forum is a network of interested students of being journalist and young professionals with a view to fostering critical thinking about media journalism, encouraging ethics in journalism and developing skills for dynamic journalism and media professions.