Sri Lanka, Working Journalist Association (SLWJA) is conducting a training workshop on digital media workshop for young and women journalists
Sri Lanka, Working Journalist Association (SLWJA) has conducted a training workshop on digital media security and safety for young men and women journalists in collaboration with the International Federation of Journalists ( IFJ) at the Nippon Hotel in Colombo.
Dr. Prasad Perera who was the main lecturer of this workshop, conducted following topics; and the he policy director of ICTA Sri Lanka, Chanuka Wattegama conducted a session on the Legal and Regulatory Environment, in Sri Lanka applicable to Digital Media.
Prasad conducted the training course covering all aspects of digital media as follows. Deception Detection and Rumor Debunking for Social Media. Explained: What is False Information? Types of Information Disorder. How to combat fake news and disinformation.
The News and Social Media Algorithms. Will AI bots ever replace journalists ? Propaganda, Clickbait, and Conspiracy theory.
Social Engineering and Phishing. Viruses, malware, worms, trojans, ransomware, and spyware. VPNs for Journalists to Protect Their Privacy.
Why journalism needs information security. What is digital identity ? Journalism and Social Search. How Google supports the news industry.
Mobile Security. Encryption Is Key to Safe Journalism. You are being watched, where is your data ? Protect your Data. Data Leaks and Law. How to Stay Safe Online as a Journalist.