Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend / Azerbaijan's mobile operator Azercell Telecom JV has began launching numerous projects supporting the mission of journalists in Azerbaijan within new media-oriented policy - Inkisaf? Paylasmaq Platformas? (Developing Sharing Platform). Writing Business News Training organized primarily by Azercell Telecom JV jointly with Reuters Foundation to promote quality journalism in Azerbaijan is one of these projects.
Sixteen media representatives were selected to participate in the training amongst some 100 journalists-claimants. World-famous trainers from Reuters Foundation, Oliver Wates and Anatoly Verbin shared their knowledge with local journalists during the workshop held in Hotel Europe through June 18-22, the Company reports.
Addressing the training closing party held on June 22nd with the participation of influential media captains, press officers of the governmental structures, diplomatic corps and business enterprises Mr. A. Halim Ates, General Manager of Azercell Telecom JV extended his gratitudes to the trainers and participants of the training. Emphasizing the close relations of his company with local media he stated, "Our long years of cooperation and connections with journalists is obvious. Being chosen by journalists as the most transparent company in Azerbaijan, we were once again reminded that the works done by Azercell are appreciated in this country. I hope that the knowledge and skills you obtained during this training will be useful for your professional career."
Trainer Oliver Wates, Reuters former chief correspondent in the USSR, Bulgaria, Portugal, Pakistan and Brazil thanked Azercell for creating this chance for journalists. He stated that Reuters was loyal and had high principles of journalism in over 100 years. "The basic principle is to report accurately and to be unbiased. If we reported false, we would be unsuccessful. I shared the knowledge and skills I obtained during my years within Reuters with my Azerbaijani colleagues as well as I could. I hope this knowledge will be useful for your future careers."
The training participants were presented the certificates and Azercell's special gifts.