We held training “Peculiarities of CSOs Activities and their Coverage in the Local Media” for local media managers with participation of experts from leading non-governmental organizations. Also the following 3 round tables with participation of representatives of non-governmental organizations and local media managers were held:

The project was aimed at promotion of new media among journalists and editors of local traditional media, training the interested journalists on working with blogs, consulting them on creating their own websites, collective blogs, and using other web technologies. The project also involved providing representatives of local traditional media with a platform for creating their own websites and collective blogs. Local media managers mainly from small towns and rural areas of Dnipropetrovsk oblast attended:

When implementing the project, awareness of local media representatives on the use of new media was increased; 50 representatives of local media participated in educational events and received advice on creating and promoting website, using blogs and other issues of using internet technologies.