Gaza – Press House
On Thursday, February 11, 2021, Press House – Palestine (BAS) concluded the second training course of Comprehensive Journalist Program for 2021 within “Strengthening Free and Independent Media in Palestine” project activities funded by the Norwegian and the Swiss Governments.
With consideration of high preventive measures to prevent the outbreak of COVID19, a number of fifteen graduates from media colleges in the Gaza Strip participated in the photojournalism program.
Mr. Naaman Ashtawy, the Head of APA images news agency and the trainer of the course, reviewed his journalistic experience and explained the arts of photography in news, reports, nature, portraits and journalistic stories in addition to the uses of digital cameras and how to edit pictures professionally emphasizing on integrity and objectivity that journalists must care about throughout their career.
As a result of the theoretical and practical sides the course has covered, all trainees were able to shoot pictures and edit them using Photoshop program.
It is noteworthy that the comprehensive journalist program is an intensive and continuous training held for one month. This program includes four consecutive training courses in “Journalistic Editing, Photography, Journalistic Reporter, and TV Reports Production.”