The Sri Lanka Press Institute in collaboration with WAN-IFRA will be
conducting a workshop on “Writing for Digital Media” at its premises on the
29th and 30th of October 2013.
This course explains how writing for the web is different from print medium
and the factors which need to be considered when writing for the web. This
workshop focuses on hypermedia methods of information design for the
Internet users perceive information in a different, nonlinear way. Web
users skim content, they ignore details to read content faster, they even
modify left-right viewing habits in order to drill down more quickly.
The participants will become familiar with the most important steps in
constructing a web story and the style of writing that is required for
writing for new media. The training will also explain how to tap the social
media for new ideas, for obtaining information and promoting their content.
This program is designed for Reporters or journalists, Sub Editor, Editors
and Online Editors, New Media Editors, Social Media Editors, Digital
media managers and Online content creators.
For more info about this event, click here.