IMPHAL, March 30 - In a move to step up capacity building programmes of the journalists in Manipur, the Khelen Thokchom Trust (KTT) and Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) jointly organised an interaction cum workshop on �Digital security for journalists covering elections� at Manipur Press Club here on Friday.
Making his presentation at the workshop, CPJ�s India Correspondent Kunal Majumder spoke on various aspects of Digital Safety including Basic device preparedness, Identifying bots, online harassment and trolling and securing and storing materials.
He also touched on physical safety issues like reporting safely on rallies and protests and reporting safely in a hostile community. CPJ�s Emergencies Response Team has compiled the Safety Kit based on best international practices. It contains information for editors, reporters, and photo journalists on how to prepare for elections, and how to mitigate digital, physical and psychological risk.
Thirty five senior editors and journalists from almost all districts of Manipur including the members of All Manipur Working Journalists� Union, Manipur Hill Journalists Union and Editors� Guild Manipur attended the programme.