Important stage in development of industry journalism begins - Aida Balaeva
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Minister of Information and Public Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Aida Balaeva visited the Kazakh National Medical University named after S.D. Asfendiyarov, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the press service of the RK MIPD.
The main agenda of the meeting was to discuss the Special Plan for training of media professionals for 2020-2021. The press service recalled that the Ministry of Information and Public Development has started to implement the Memorandum of Cooperation in development of industry journalism, signed with KazNMU.
As a result of the meeting, a clear agreement was reached with the leadership of the University that already in February 2021 more than 50 journalists of state and private media on the basis of the university will begin work to improve the level of skills and knowledge to achieve high quality materials about medicine.
Aida Balaeva drew attention to the fact that an important stage begins in the development of industry journalism. The Minister emphasized that leading experts from the field of journalism and medicine should actively work as coaches in the training process.
Thus, in 2021, comprehensive work will be carried out to train industry journalists. As part of this work, measures will be taken to monitor modern trends in the media sphere and media requests in terms of training specialists in a particular industry, create a multimedia educational and information platform, and conduct long-term and short-term training courses.