Training for Journalists in Northern Syria  

Between 23-27 May, journalists and media activists based in Norther Syria will participate in a series of free courses on investigative journalism, news verification, and journalists safety. The topics of discussion will include digital security, the protection of journalists during war and dealing with trauma.  

The free courses will be taught by academics from Columbia University’s Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, media experts and journalism coaches.  

The training is part of Sourceable, an online platform and mobile application which empowers, connects, and supports citizen journalists in areas of conflict and crisis created by students at Columbia University. It is offered by Columbia University’s Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, Accuracy Press Institute, and Media Diversity Institute.