News and Media Literacy Testimonials

Posted by Tempa Wangdi, May 28th, 2018

Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy (BCMD)’s trainings on News and Media Literacy has helped teachers and Gewog Administrative Officers (GAO) to communicate better and become smart news consumer. Teachers and GAOs shared that the training helped them gain knowledge on the differences between the real and fake news, the importance of being critical while reading a news report, and the need to judge the credibility of sources in the media reports.

  • Increased awareness of media and social media
  • Personal Development
  • Learned the Importance of News and Media Literacy
  • Improved Technical and Professional Skills

“… it gave me a sense of empowerment. Going out, interviewing people, pushing a recorder on their face saying, “we would like to hear your opinion. It’s not scary to share your opinion, no need to change your name,” Karma Choki one of the participants said.