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Another training held for one more editorial staff

The three-day training was held in Kavadarci. The first day covered advanced web content editing with the Joomla platform, journalistic standards and rules for text editing, copyright and the free Creative Commons licenses and their practical application in a digital context, image editing with the Gimp software and fast image processing with Picassa.

During the second day, participants were recording and editing audio news with the Audacity software, and created and edited video material using Windows Movie Maker.

The third day of the training covered web multimedia, creation of slideshows with images using the Flickr photo service, posting audio web content with Sound Cloud, creating slidecasts (presentations + soundtrack) with Slideshare, posting and editing online video content with Youtube, as well as subtitling video content with Dotsub.

At the end of the training, participants were introduced to the methods for content promotion via the Facebook and Twitter social networks, the techniques for interacting with the online audience and for attracting a new audience. This section also covered Instagram and its applications in the field of online journalism.

With this training, the total number of journalists trained is 56, and Metamorphosis will continue to conduct these trainings.