New Zealand: Journalists need Intercultural Training

New Zealand: Journalists need Intercultural Training

Broadcasting Standards Authority in New Zealand is supporting better training in intercultural understanding for journalistsThe Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) is recommending better training in intercultural understanding for journalists, one of the recommendations presented at the recent Interfaith Dialogue in Waitangi, a forum to increase understanding and tolerance between nations of different cultures and religions.

“All cultures have a right to be treated fairly by the media,” says Dominic Sheehan, the BSA’s Chief Executive. “Better journalistic training in other cultures would be a solution to inadvertently offending people’s customs and protocols as a result of a lack of knowledge.”

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Katia Reed
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