Rtv-Deutsche Welle workshop on fake news concludes
The five day long workshop on social media titled ‘Social Media Training: Fake News, Verification and Community Management’ concluded on Friday. Bangladesh’s Rtv and German mass media Deutsche Welle jointly organized the workshop.
The concluding program of the workshop held at the Bengal Media building at Tejgaon in the capital. Chief Executive Officer of Rtv and Chief Editor of Rtv Online Syed Ashik Rahman, Chief Editor of Deutsche Welle Ines Pohl, Bangla department Chief Debarati Guha, Political, Press and Cultural Attaché of German Embassy in Bangladesh Ines Neidhardt, Marketing Head of Deutsche Welle Bangladesh Chapter Rouham Monzoor and others were present on the occasion.
Debarati Guha said, Deutsche Welle performs it duties maintaining utmost neutrality. In the crisis moment fake news spread sometimes. It becomes hard to determine the truth of news. This type of training would help to overcome the crisis moments.
Thanking Deutsche Welle Syed Ashik Rahman said, this type of arrangement is made to develop quality of journalism and to build up efficient newsmen. The activity will continue in future.
Thanking Rtv Deutsche Welle Chief Editor Ines Pohl said, mass media are changing rapidly. In most cases fast news presentation becomes important. In this regard social media are good sources of news. But we have to be alert, it should be true. We would be successful if it helps journalists of Bangladesh in their professional life.
Apart from the television media representatives from different online and print media took part in this workshop. Deutsche Welle Academy Trainer Jessie Wingard conducted the workshop which began on Monday.
Deutsche Welle is one of the influential news agencies in the world which also delivers news in Bangla language. Along with news it also performs very good role in human resource development.