The State Bank of Pakistan is pleased to announce second workshop of its 2018 workshop series for economic journalists which will be held on August 7, 2018. The workshop series has been developed to prepare journalists to understand fundamental economic ideas and be able to produce stories of a global standard.
The State Bank has a rich tradition of contributing towards the training of economic journalists through its workshops and our new professional development program for journalists is another step aimed at improving the standard of reporting in Pakistan.
Many journalists in Pakistan haven't had the opportunity to take part in skills building because opportunities to do so are both rare and expensive. Our workshop series will be open to both senior journalists wishing to update and refresh their skills and new entrants in the media seeking to learn practical ways to handle economic news.
The series of six one-day workshops on economic topics aims at enhancing journalists' knowledge of fundamental concepts and also helping them to learn how to tell a more engaging story and thereby widen their audience. The following topics are being covered in this series: