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To train Czech journalism students to identify and debunk propaganda and disinformation and advance their critical thinking skills in general. Donor: the U.S. Embassy in Prague
Overall Objective: To train Czech journalism students to identify and debunk propaganda and disinformation and advance their critical thinking skills in general. In terms of long-term outcomes, the Czech media, as a whole, should become more adept at discerning and debunking disinformation as the alumni of this training program enter the profession full-time. This directly supports the goal of developing a free, independent
and professional media corps in the region thus advancing global security in the region and advancing democracy in the region.
Bootcamp: 25 June 2018 - 1 July 2018
Jan Martínek said: "While lecturing at boot camp, I enjoyed first of all the authentic and sincere motivation of all participants. The Czech Republic is far behind the basic and advanced computer literacy, and that makes it even more necessary to deliver courses like this – journalists need advanced tools and skills for work with information."
Jan Boček said: "Our aim was to give the future journalists and analysts a coding basics that will help them to use certain tools effectively for variety of topics, including investigative or data journalism. Despite the fact this set of skills is absolutely essential for professional careers of students nowadays, currently, there is no other event of this kind and focus in the Czech republic and it is great that Transitions took the initiative in this field."
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