Along with the theme of “Citizen Journalism for Sustainability and Development”, Eastern University Journalist Forum (EUJF) organized an online workshop on “Green Journalism” jointly with environmental web portal bdenvironment.com. This exclusive workshop was held on 28 August (Friday).
In the workshop, Iftekhar Mahmud, Special Correspondent of Prothom Alo, Sheikh Rokon, Secretary General of Riverine People attended as resource person and the program has hosted by Md. Ashraful Alam, Founder of bdenvironment.com. They trained students how to write and presents on newspaper, magazine, television and radio about environmental issues for country’s sustainable development. They will also expressedto expand environmental issues and citizen journalism to prevent climate change matters. Desh Shamachar was strategic partner of this grand workshop for sustainable development of the country.
Moreover, bdenvironment.com is an environmental web portal that connects people to environmental & climate change issues of Bangladesh. It launched on June 8, 2013. From launched to till now it organized around hundred event including national environmental writing contest, tree plantation, waste management, seminar, workshop, nature photography contest and campaign to spread environmental awareness.
Incidentally, Eastern University Journalist Forum is a network of interested students of being journalist and young professionals with a view to fostering critical thinking about media journalism, encouraging ethics in journalism and developing skills for dynamic journalism and media professions.