Reporting on the Euro: What Everyone Needs to Know

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February 03, 2011 Enroll Now
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Course Overview

Reporting on the Euro: What Everyone Needs to Know
Originally Broadcast On:
February 03, 2011
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

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The current economic crisis severely threatens several European countries and the existence of the euro, with serious consequences for the U.S. dollar, the global economy and its financial systems.

Learn how the euro crisis affects jobs, foreign investment, imports and exports, and your economy. The Webinar will examine the 12-year-old currency and give you the background you need to report on the current crisis and its potential effects on your community.

What Will I Learn:
  • The tools to analyze often conflicting euro data
  • The knowledge to report with confidence on euro developments
  • A glossary of the key terms you need to understand the euro
  • A who’s who of the movers and shakers behind the currency
Who Should Take this Course:

Journalists around the world who want a better understanding of how the euro works, what the future holds and how to report with context for their readers and viewers.

Course Instructor:

Ann Cahill

Ann Cahill, Europe correspondent for the Irish Examiner, has been reporting on the euro since its introduction. Based in Brussels, the capital of the European Union, she writes on the developments of the currency and the wider political decisions that have helped create the current crisis.

Training Partner:

European Journalism Centre

The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is an independent, international, non-profit institute dedicated to the highest standards in journalism, primarily through the further training of journalists and media professionals. Building on its extensive international network, the Centre operates as a facilitator and partner in a wide variety of training projects.

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