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Invitation launching media toolkits
Published: Monday, 24 June 2013 04:52
Written by Veronique Thomas
Launching Media Toolkits
Join us for this launch
CUCRH, hcr, Healthway, Curtin University
The Toolkits aim to guide Aboriginal health professionals on how to maximise their engagement with the media and assist journalists in dealing positively with the Aboriginal Health sector.
When: 10am, Thursday 4th July 2013
Where: CUCRH - 167 Fitzgerald Street
Changing the News
A toolkit for Aboriginal health staff
This toolkit provides practical advice and effective guidelines for managing media and developing communication strategies.
Mainstream News Media
A toolkit for journalists
The 'Mainstream News Media' toolkit collates real advice collected from Aboriginal health professionals, and aims to guide journalists during the news gathering and reporting process.
• Aboriginal health professionals, journalists, and other media specialists participated in an intensive media management and advocacy skills training and mentoring program • As a result of this training program, Aboriginal participants improved their media management skills and journalists improved their capacity for reporting on Aboriginal health • Both toolkits stem from this training and mentoring process
Download the Toolkits
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