Faten Jebai

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Faten Jebai is a  Video Journalist, Digital Media Trainer, and consultant specializing in Mobile Journalism and Social Media.
Faten has worked in Journalism for over 10 years. Her Multimedia reporting was shown on notable Media Broadcasters such as AlJazeera, Deutsche Welle, and the Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen. Refuge and Asylum topics are a priority in her coverage.
Since 2015, Faten has designed and implemented Digital Media workshops for more than 200 Refugees and Media students in Lebanon, and for over 150 Journalists in Morocco, Gambia, Tunisia, Ethiopia, Ghana, & Zimbabwe. Her workshops seek to boost Journalists' potentials in telling compelling visual stories tailored for each platform. She has worked as Trainer and consultant for various NGOs, International Organizations, and Academies including Deutsche Welle Academy, European Union, and UNESCO.
Faten is also a sessional lecturer at the Beirut Arab University and has guested several talks and lectures in Europe and Africa

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25 June 2020
18:15 SGT

Teaching Mojo to vulnerable groups

MOJO techniques and frameworks are accessible to anyone with a smartphone, without the need of additional expensive gear or software. This makes MOJO a valuable resource in teaching vulnerable and marginalised groups. Multimedia journalist Faten Jebai shares her experience in teaching MOJO to refugees in Lebanon for the Deutsche Welle Akademie and shows best practices from her workshops. 

25 June 2020
18:15 SGT

Launch: Masterclass on Crisis Reporting

This year’s Masterclass focuses on Crisis Reporting. Although the current pandemic is a focal point of the Masterclass, reporting under other critical circumstances is covered as well. The different chapters of the Masterclass highlight the topic from different angles.

1. Reporting on Multiple Crisis Scenarios – PLUC
The collective “People Like Us Create” (PLUC) from India shares best practices from their collective approach on Crisis Reporting.

2. Battleground PolyU – DJ Clark
Learn how to create an immersive multimedia story with DJ Clark from Hong Kong, who reported on the local protests with a 360 degree sound and camera system. Check out how he gears up for dangerous missions in his Lightning Talk.

3. Mental Health in MOJO – Sanne Breimer
Are you stressed working as a journalist? You are not alone! Get out of the journalist’s stress trap with this seminar, in which industry experts share their experiences on coping with difficult situations. A podcast with Amantha Perera (DART Center) compliments this chapter.

4. Teaching Mojo to vulnerable groups – Faten Jebai
Multimedia journalist Faten Jebai shares her experience in teaching MOJO to refugees in Lebanon and shows best practices from her workshops. 

5. Editing and reporting from home – U. Singh
NDTV-Journalist Umashankar Singh shares with us how he is coping with the pandemic from a mobile journalism point of view in one of our Lightning Talks.

6. Creating a collaborative remote newsroom – Tito Ambyo
Check out how Tito Ambyo’s students defied the pandemic and set up a fully fledged newsroom that allows remote collaboration.

7. MOJO in reconciliation processes in Sri Lanka – MediaCorps
Read up on how a project helps to bring people together with the connecting power of Mobile Journalism in this blog post.

26 June 2020
17:00 SGT

AMA for Masterclass on Crisis Reporting

Talk to the experts that brought you the webinars for this year’s Masterclass on Crisis Reporting and ask them anything – that’s why we call this session Ask Me Anything (AMA)!

Register for this live session on Zoom.