NPC South Sudan Trains Student Journalists on ethics of Journalism


As part of Press Club activities through the Student’s Press Club at the University of Juba, NPC South Sudan on Monday organized a two-day Training workshop for Student Journalists to enrich them with practical skills as they endeavor to cover the gap in this noble profession.
In his opening ceremony, the NPC-SS Executive Director Mr. Ochaya James underscored the importance of building the capacity of student journalists to perform better in the field after graduation.
According to him, this particular two-day training is meant to enrich the students with practical skills as they endeavor to cover the gap in this noble profession.
On his part, the UNESCO Education Specialist Tap Raaj appealed to the student journalists to have the courage to practice the profession amid challenges.
He expressed UNESCO’S commitment to continue strengthening its partnership with the National Press Club-South Sudan to support the activities of the club in various universities across the country.
Prof. Chaplain Kara Yokoju, the Deputy Dean of the School of Journalism Media and Communication Studies, encouraged student journalists to read more to understand the ethics of journalism and to inculcate society on current affairs.
At least 25 student journalists drawn from public and private universities are benefiting from the two-day training workshop being organized by the NPC-SS with funds from UNESCO.



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