It was 16 years ago, in 2000, when Oleg Khomenok from Ukraine came to Fojo in Kalmar fort the first time, then with a group of editors to study local newspapers. Two years later he passed Training of Trainers at Fojo.
In a first for Zimbabwe, residents of Mutare, the fourth largest city in the country, have scrutinized the city council’s budget against their service delivery.
MISA-Zimbabwe is one of the oldest media development organisations in the country, and has been working with Fojo since 2007 when Fojo first came to Zimbabwe.
Women at the frontline of journalism in Zimbabwe commemorated the 250th anniversary of the Swedish Press Act – the first in the world – by sharing testimonies about the challenges they have faced while staying the course in their media careers.
According to influential stakeholders within the Russian media industry there is need for a significant change when it comes to balancing state funded media and commercial media.
“Our leaders know everything about the customs union and what cooperation will mean for them, but neither we journalists nor ordinary people know anything at all. That’s why it is so important to meet, discuss, and have an opportunity to exchange experiences,” says Alina Suravets
Fojo organized the seminar for a group of reporters and media managers from Armenia, Georgia, Azerbajan, Ukraine and Belarus to stimulate trans-border discussion between representatives of media outlets