The State Bank of Pakistan is pleased to announce its 2018 workshop series for
economic journalists on monthly basis, which will be
on offer from June. 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 the 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
series will cover following topics: