On 15-16 October, 2016 Media Development Foundation (MDF) conducted training "Electronic Services and New Media Possibilities for the Development of Investigative Journalism" for regional media representatives.
During two days the participants undertook an intensive practical course in using electronic database services and data visualization capabilities.
The invited speakers - the head of Studio Monitor Nino Zuriashvili and the author of Business Kurieri Akaki Gogichaishvili shared their experience with the regional media representatives about the steps of investigative reporting, topic retrieval and research.
The reporters of the following media outlets took part in the training: TV "Tianeti" (Gori), Newspaper "Svaneti" (Svaneti), TV 25 (Batumi), Adjara Public Broadcaster (Batumi), Media House "P.S." (Kutaisi), Pankisi.ge (Pankisi) and Factcheck.ge (Gori).
The project, which aims to promote the development of investigative journalism in regional media, is supported by the Embassy of the United States of America to Georgia.