Center for Civil Communication, NGO Infocentre and BIRN Macedonia on November 14, 2016 in Tetovo organized a workshop for journalists and civil society organizations on subject “how to better researches and better cooperation?”
The workshop was opened by Sabina Fakic and German Filkov of Center for Civil Communications who spoke about the need for greater presence of investigative and analytical journalism in the media.
Biljana Bejkova of NGO Infocentre and Predrag Petrovic of A1 On talked about existing and ongoing initiatives and researches by the civil society organizations and the potential to be used for research and analytical articles by journalists. Riste Zmejkoski of BIRN Macedonia presented the existing experiences from the collaboration of journalists with NGOs and the importance of mutual cooperation.
The workshop was attended by more than 20 representatives of media and NGOs from the Polog region who together with the organizers exchanged experiences, information and knowledge and discussed the possibilities for better communication and cooperation between civil society organizations and journalists.
The workshop is part of the “Investigative reporting to boos reforms” supported by the European Union.