The 6 winners of the Medialab Campus project

May 23, 2019

A jury composed of representatives from CFI, MCD, France 24 and RFI has selected the six winning projects that will be set up in 2019 by schools of journalism on both sides of the Mediterranean.

They are:

- Migration routes: women in transit (France, Egypt)
Led by the British University in Egypt, the school of journalism in Cannes and the Superior School of Journalism in Lille, this project aims to produce three 13-minute long audiovisual documentaries sharing a common theme: migrants in transit.

- Master class – Journalism, gender and war memoirs (France, Lebanon, Tunisia)
Led by the Lannion Institute of Technology, the Lebanese American University in Beirut and the Institute of Press and Information Sciences in Tunis, this project aims to provide training to students on the subject of gender and journalism in conflict zones, to teach them to develop audiovisual skills and to introduce them to journalistic investigation work.

- Investigation and whistleblowers (France, Tunisia)
Led by the school of journalism in Grenoble and the Institute of Press and Information Sciences in Tunis, this project aims to provide coverage of the fifth whistleblowers’ fair in Paris, focusing on the gender aspect.

- Media & Democracy 2019 (France, Tunisia)
Led by the Institute of Press and Information Sciences in Tunis and the Bordeaux Aquitaine Journalism Institute, this project aims to provide training to students through a combination of theoretical lessons in Tunis and practical immersion in French report writing at the headquarters of the Sud-Ouest newspaper.

- Double Check Double Exchange (France, Jordan)
Led by the Jordan Media Institute in Amman and the Lannion Institute of Technology, this project aims to train students to undertake fact checking and to produce content on the subject of fact checking in Jordan.

- Training the trainers for the media department of the University of Mosul in Iraq (France, Iraq)
Led by the Superior School of Journalism in Lille and the University of Mosul, this project aims to provide training in active teaching and the basics of journalism to permanent staff within the media department of the University of Mosul, as well as to two female Iraqi journalists.

A second call for projects will take place at the end of 2019 with a view to selecting 10 new projects for 2020.