WAICTANET Holds Digital Security Training for Female Journalists

24 August 2018

Computing

Monrovia – The West Africa ICT Action Network (WAICTNET) has kicked off a two-day Digital Security for female journalists in Liberia.

WAICTNET LIBERIA is a new sub-regional ICT advocacy, academia and research organization operating in Liberia.

The training which began on Tuesday at the Liberia Media Center (LMC) in Sinkor is being organized in collaboration with the Female Journalist Association (FEJA).

Over the last two days, the media practitioners will be taught on Device Security, Information security for investigative journalists as well as fundamental of Digital Security.

WAICTANET Executive Director, PeterKing Quaye said the main role of the training workshop is to equip female journalist in digital security, as many female journalists come under serious attacked online while doing their professional work.

He described the training as vital to modern journalism, as it will present both practical and theoretical knowledge and skills to the participants. Read the full article on Front Page Africa here.