The Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan hosted a training course on "Assistance in Modernizing the Education of Journalists and Communication Specialists" from October 11 to 14. The training was organized by the OSCE Centre in Ashgabat.
The four-day practical course was attended by students of the International Journalism Department of the IMO Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan, the International University for Humanities and Development, and Turkmen State University named after Makhtumkuli, the Turkmenistan: Golden Age newspaper reported.
Invited international experts from Russia revealed such concepts as the intricacies of political journalism. Lectures on the topics were especially attractive to students: "Websites and social networks in the activities of state authorities," "The practice of interaction between state authorities and journalists and the public," "Information and psychological operations," and others.