In 2012 the Public Journalism Club launched My News citizen reporting platform which system encourages Internet users to turn from passive news consumers into active news creators by using games and an incentive system.
My News is a platform for citizen reporters and professional media giving them an opportunity to raise problems of social and community importance, tell untold stories, share thoughts and opinions through the means of text, photo reports and videos.
My News users receive qualifying points for each report and the most active ones may appear among the leading correspondents.
Authors of most comprehensive and significant reports receive a special prize – glasses with My News logo (limited edition).
My News users also have a chance to participate in frequent reporting contests with valuable prizes.
Citizen reporters have actively covered national elections in Armenia since 2012. For 2 years, 2012-2013 years, Public Journalism Club has trained over 150 people in Yerevan and marzes of Armenin. They then became extensively involved in the coverage of elections.
Citizen reporters also actively cover important social and community issues seeking to publicize and find instant solutions to those problems.
Editors of Public Journalism Club and My News platform support all citizen reporters arranging re-publication of their reports in online mass media, as well as reaching out to the relevant institutions to discuss the covered problems, voicing the concerns of public reporters and supporting the solutions to those problems.
My News platform was created with the support of a number of international contributors which include Alternative Resources in Media project, Armenian representatives of Counterpart International Armenia, Government of Norway, Open Society Foundations – Armenia.
📣 The Founder and CEO of Mythos Labs is coming to Armenia․ On December 2, at 14:30 in the hall named after Harutyun Shmavonyan of Yerevan State University, Priyank Mathur will speak about educational programs and the fight against disinformation through artificial intelligence. Mr. Mathur served as a Policy Advisor and Intelligence Analyst at theDecember 1, 2022
On November 11, 18:30, an information session will take place on “Media and information literacy Hackathon 2022” at the ISTC Foundation. The Hackathon is being implemented by the Public journalism club jointly with the “Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center” Foundation with the support of the US Department of State Public Diplomacy Section within the frameworkNovember 8, 2022
The Public Journalism Club, in collaboration with Spanish Maldita, has launched an educational course on fact-checking and media literacy
The Public Journalism Club (PJC), funded through a Department of State Public Diplomacy Section grant, has created a Media and Information Literacy Accelerator. It is a unique educational project aimed at media literacy and fact-checking, envisaged for media workers of Yerevan and regions, as well as students of journalism faculties. Out of the large numberOctober 28, 2022
Nazik Armenakyan Text Editor: Anush Kocharyan Media professionals often read, watch, hear, write and tell harsh stories happening to others. One would think we are hardened, our emotions immunized… But at least for me, it is not like that anymore. It is not like that after the latest war in Artsakh. I feel emotional evenOctober 25, 2022
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Project Name: Building disinformation resilience in CSO and local government ecosystems Donor: U.S. Embassy in Armenia Implementing/Partner organizations: Public Journalism club, Freedom of Information Center Implementation period: 01 December 2021 – 30 June 2022 Budget: 39.420 USD Purpose of the program: To equip the CSO representatives and the officials of local government bodies with theNovember 2, 2021