What is ADS 2.0?
ADS 2.0 stands for Advanced Democracy Seminar level 2. This special course is for those ADS graduates who are eager to voice their concerns in the community to public through media and social networking tools.
ADS 2.0 or Citizen Journalism Training Course is a full week training program designed to enhance skills of reporting and sharing information in order to promote youth participation democracy through media. The course highlights some important aspects of reporting and article writing skills – hot news, feature story, personal profile, news reporting, and interviewing.
In addition, the course address the newest concepts of New Media and Social Networking tools such as facebook, weblog, internet and Email as ways of sharing news and information to public. It also includes fundamental concepts of citizen journalist, ethics of journalist, identifying sources of information, and field practices by participants.
This course brings 27 ADS graduates who are YCC youth networks from 09 target provinces together in Phnom Penh to share experience, expanding network, and learning new media skills.