Gender Sensitive Journalism in Ukraine – Covering Violence in Media
This course provides a basic understanding of what gender is, gender stereotypes, and how to avoid gender-biased text. Also in the course, you will learn how to cover violence in the media and blogs - from understanding what kinds of violence exist to the language of its coverage: the terms and words that should and should not be written when describing cases of gender-based violence. Also, an important part of the course is a module on how to talk to survivors of violence: how to interview, and what are the ethics of communication. The course is recommended for practicing and beginning journalists and bloggers, teachers and students of journalism at universities in Central Asia. It can be used for professional development by practicing journalists, editors and teachers.