National Security Reporting Course, Solomon Islands
PSC is pleased to have supported the Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI) for the delivery of their National Security Reporting Course 2023.
Journalists play an important role in updating and educating communities about security issues that affect them.
Through effective sourcing and sharing of accurate and reliable information, robust local journalism can help foster social cohesion and human security. In Solomon Islands MASI works with journalists and media outlets to build a skilled media sector. MASI equips the country’s reporters with information and training, advocating for quality reporting that reaches the whole country.
Workshop participants were invited to submit a written story for the PSC-MASI Media Award. Submissions addressed relevant and timely security issues.
The winner and runners up were announced at an awards ceremony, attended by the Australian Communication Minister Hon Michelle Rowland, President of MASI, Gina Kekea and Australia’s High Commissioner to Solomon Islands Rod Hilton.
Congratulations to the winner Wilson Saeni from the Solomon Star and runners up, John Houanihau from Sunday Isles, and Mavis Podokolo from Island Sun.
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