Call for freelance journalists to participate in digital safety training


Rory Peck Trust and CENOZO are partnering to offer two (02) online training sessions on digital security to freelancers investigative journalists in the West African region. Please fill in the form below to have a chance to participate.

When? May 24, 2023 for Francophone journalists and May 26, 2023 for Anglophone journalists.

Who can participate? Each training session is open to a maximum of 30 investigative journalists.

Registration deadline: For French-speaking applicants, the deadline to register for the training is May 22, 2023 at 17:00 GMT and May 24, 2023 for English-speaking journalists at 17:00 GMT. Registered journalists will receive an invitation with a Zoom link.

Eligibility criteria:

  • be a freelance journalist;
  • working in collaboration with a media outlet;
  • actively contribute to the newsgathering process as a reporter, editor, cameraman, photographer, etc;
  • have worked as a freelancer for at least the past 18 months.

Training Costs: Training is fully funded by the Rory Peck Trust.

Join our exciting workshop and learn how to protect your personal data in the digital age! In this workshop, we will cover the basics of how data is sent and collected by your smartphone, including during calls, in standby mode, and even when your device is turned off. We’ll look at how apps can access your personal information and how to control app rights and permissions to protect your privacy.

You’ll also learn practical tips and tricks to protect your web browsing and communications from prying eyes. Our expert instructors will walk you through the steps to secure your device and provide you with a contingency plan in case your phone is lost or stolen.

Don’t miss this opportunity to become a pro at protecting your personal data in a world where privacy is more important than ever.

Join us by filling out the form below!

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