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U.S. Embassy Observes World Press Freedom Day with Conference for Journalists and Students

U.S. Embassy Observes World Press Freedom Day with Conference for Journalists and Students

The U.S. Embassy welcomed 50 journalists and journalism students for a conference on investigative journalism on May 8. Panelists Neloumta Mélodie from Radio FM Liberté and Djimet Wiché, Director of the online publication Alwihda, shared what they learned during a recent training in Burkina Faso, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy. Assira Nambatingar from state broadcaster Tele-Chad served as the moderator. Audience member asked questions about topics including the use of sources, fact-checking, and the role of investigative journalism in Chad. In his welcoming remarks, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Richard Bell emphasized the importance of a free press for keeping citizens informed and holding governments accountable.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ambassade des Etats-Unis au Tchad.

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U.S. Embassy Observes World Press Freedom Day with Conference for Journalists and Students

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