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MedMedia side-event at WPFD: Journalism Teachers Debate

May 2, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Journalism education in the MENA region
Models of media schools


Side event of #WPFD2016 co-organized by Blanquerna School of Communications and International Relations and BBC Media Action (MedMedia Project). Different panelists will present the models in teaching journalism and communication followed by their universities: how they combine theory and practice, how the studies are connected with professional life, how they adapt new communication technologies, etc.



  • Ricardo Gutiérrez, General Secretary of the EFJ, Senior Lecturer at Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • Ibrahim Saleh, Professor, Future University
  • Gholam Khiabany,Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications, Goldsmiths College
  • Marçal Sintes, Professor, Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations
  • Basim Twieissi, Dean, Jordan Media Institute

Moderator: Jaume Suau, Project Manager of the Blanquerna team, MedMedia


May 2, 2016
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


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