Maharat is organizing a training program on eco journalism with the aim of promoting professional skills and improving the performance of journalists in covering issues related to economy. This program is organized in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer and the Natural resource Governance Institute.
Maharat Foundation organized a workshop on fact checking within the framework of building the capacity of journalists to fight fake news. The workshop was organized in cooperation with the International Fact-Checking Network, and Google News Initiative and gathered more than 25 journalists.
“Together We Started Together We Shall Proceed” was the slogan of the meeting organized by Maharat Foundation and Deutsche Welle Akademie for the alumni of the “Digital Media Viability Lab” project on the 12th of October 2019 in Beirut.
Innovation in funding sources for media startups, more analytical studies for market and audience, amending the laws, more training workshops on new digital tools, and technical assistance are among the recommendations drafted by a group of journalists to be included in the study on the status and challenges of media startup projects in Jordan.
Maharat Foundation organized a training workshop on media consultancy aiming at supporting the development and viability of media institutions and presenting successful business models for independent media platforms. The workshop was organized in collaboration with Deutsche Welle Akademie for 3 days at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Beirut.
The two Lebanese organisations Data Aurora and Maharat Foundation launched their interactive platform “Lebanon Protests”. An independent platform based on open data system that documents the demands of citizens and monitors the response of authorities. This platform also allows daily access to all data, statistics, and timelines related to the revolution, including discussions and engagements on social platforms all over the world, downloading and reusing them. The platform has been developed in a way that allows everyone to share and access data based on the freedom of expression and access to information rights.