Media strengthening democracy

Project Status: Grant Agreement
Funding Partner: European Commission Bangladesh
Location: Dhaka
Project Duration: 18 months (1 November 2022 to 30 April 2024)
Project Cost: BDT 23,613,524.00
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PROJECT PERSONNEL

Team Leader: Hasibur Rahman, Executive Director, MRDI
Project Coordinator: Aktarun Naher, Manager Programme, MRDI
Finance Coordinator: Md. Mominul Islam, Manager Accounts, MRDI
Training Coordinator: 1. Md. Mizanur Rahman, Senior Logistics Officer, MRDI
2. Maimuna Chowdhury, MRDI
HR & Logistic Coordinator: Mohua Alam Snigdha, Senior Officer HR & Logistics, MRDI

OBJECTIVE
To strengthen role of news outlets through capacity building of journalist on public interest reporting and create awareness on digital safety


ACTIVITIES 

Media monitoring of public interest stories for training content development

Develop training content on public interest journalism and accountability tools

Conduct training on public interest journalism and accountability tools

Award mentorship on public interest reporting

Journalists training on digital security act and how to keep safe from legal suit

Engagement programme with newsroom managers to interact on role of public interest reporting in strengthening democracy

Analyzing trend of publishing reports through monitoring media contents

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