Sunday, May 04, 2003

Media Training - Belgrade, Serbia

The warmth of a Belgrade summer, sitting in the courtyard of the wonderfully named Centre for Cultural Decontamination, set up during the Milosovic regime as an oasis for media and artistic freedom of thought.

I was there to run a four day training session with media organisations from across the Balkans representing TV, radio, print and online. At the end we were told that they all stayed because "usually we are talked at, you treated us as equals."

It was another chance to work with Patrice Schneider on an MDLF project, one of several we worked on together.

Those attending included:

Media Development Organisation: MDLF