OJA Organizes Investigative Journalism Course

Muscat, The 3-day “Investigative Journalism Course,

organized by the Omani Journalists Association (OJA) concluded its

activities today, which benefited 20 journalists who represented various

media institutions in the Sultanate.

The concluding session was sponsored by Ali bin Khalfan al-Jabri,

Undersecretary of the Ministry of Information, who praised the efforts of

OJA in the training and rehabilitation aspect. He added that the efforts

of the Association in this regard are clear and qualitative through the

organization of specialized training courses in journalism or related

fields.

The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Information confirmed that the

ministry supports the efforts of the association and open the horizons

of joint cooperation between the two sides through the implementation

of some joint training programs and the involvement of the association

in this regard. He pointed out that the partnership between the two

sides is complementary and reflects their interest in the press and

media work.

By organizing this course, the association aimed to expand the

knowledge of journalists in investigative journalism and to develop their

skills and professional abilities in the conduct of investigations based

on a professional methodology.

It is worth mentioning that the program of the course was lectured by

Dr. Hosni Nasr Professor of Journalism and Electronic Publishing,

Head of Information Department – Sultan Qaboos University.

Source: Oman News Agency