Serbian journalism school introducing new online elements

The Serbian Web Journalism School will be introducing new online elements to its teaching in the early part of 2009, the school’s head, Ljubisa Bojic, has told The school, run by the Serbian Journalists’ Association, runs 12 week rounds of lectures, looking at web journalism and the digital promotion of content.

  • Each student has a blog. They have to produce one post per week based on assignments. Feeds from their blogs are available on NetVibes, here.
  • An online programme will be launched early in the new year, making use of web tools such as, which will enable lecturers to embed their audio narration over presentation slides.
  • A book on web journalism is in preparation, which they hope to publish it in few months.
  • Bilingual lectures are planned for the second half of 2009.

Grants from Global Voices Online’s Rising Voices and the Serbian Ministry of Culture are aiding the school’s development. Rising Voices rounds up some of the school’s work here, on its blog.

4 thoughts on “Serbian journalism school introducing new online elements

  1. Story

    Nice wrap-up on Serbian Web Journalism School. It’s good to see that these things, such as further developing of online journalism, are appreciated despite we’re far away and (almost) at the very beginning.

    Kind regards from Serbia

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  4. Kawenja Abu

    I should say this is great news for the serbian youth and all those aspiring to become journalists in Future. I am a radio/online journalist based in uganda and i am greatly thrilled by such innovations and intervations on behalf of the public.

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