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    Sputnik news agency and radio will hold the Sputnik Journalism Workshop, a series of workshops for young foreign journalists, from October 31 to November 2.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) The participants will learn about the work of the international media outlet that broadcasts in more than 30 languages. They will visit its radio broadcasting service and will learn about how journalists should work with facts.

    "We are happy to share our experience with young journalists from different countries and hope they will be able to make good use of what they learn in their work," Anton Anisimov, head of Sputnik International Broadcasting, said.

    Journalists from 20 countries and various media outlets, including news agencies SANA (Syria), Opera Mundi (Brazil), Telam (Argentina), and Antara (Indonesia), newspapers Global Times (China) and L’Economiste (Morocco), and Radio24syv (Denmark), will attend the workshops.

    "It will be very interesting for me to learn about new media technology and exchange experiences with journalists from different countries," Basil Baby, executive editor of the newspaper Pravasi Express (Singapore) who is going to attend the workshops, said.

    Sputnik will implement this project under the New Generation program of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Cultural Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo).

    The Sputnik Journalism Workshop is Sputnik’s second educational project for young foreign journalists. In September, Sputnik opened its School of Young Journalists that was attended by journalists from 18 countries, coming from news agencies Prensa Latina (Cuba), Agência Brasil (Brazil), Notimex (Mexico), Press Trust of India (India), IANS (India), MEHR (Iran), Yonhap (South Korea), the newspaper China Daily (China), the Al Mayadeen TV channel (Lebanon), All India Radio (India), journal Les Valeurs Actuelles (France), and national daily La Stampa (Italy).

    Sputnik is a news agency and radio network with multimedia news hubs in dozens of countries. It broadcasts through its websites in over 30 languages, as well as on analogue and digital radio, mobile apps and social media. Sputnik newswires are available by subscription 24/7 in English, Arabic, Spanish and Chinese.

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