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Al-Fanar Media: Powering Up Education Journalism in the Arab World

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Sixty journalists from all over the Arab world have participated in an Al-Fanar Media training program intended to focus on the power of great journalism on the subject of education. The workshop sought to improve the quality and increase the quantity of reporting on education within the Arab region. The project is funded by the U.N Democracy Fund. Journalists from Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Syria, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, Libya, Mauritania and Yemen met at Koç University in Istanbul to discuss how to find education story ideas, how to write about them in ways that attract readers and how to dig deeper into educational topics.