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The Foreigner 22 July attacks prompt Norway media course change. An Oslo-based school of journalism is considering altering its curriculum following last July’s acts of terror, according to blogger and journalist Kristine Lowe. Oslo and Akerhus University College’s change would include training on how to report during a crisis. Recent surveys by Norwegian Journalist Union advisor, Trond Idaas, suggest 40% of those covering the events had less than five years experience.

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22 July attacks prompt Norway media course change

Published on Tuesday, 24th January, 2012 at 15:28 under the news in brief category, by Lyndsey Smith   .

An Oslo-based school of journalism is considering altering its curriculum following last July’s acts of terror, according to blogger and journalist Kristine Lowe.



Oslo and Akerhus University College’s change would include training on how to report during a crisis.

Recent surveys by Norwegian Journalist Union advisor, Trond Idaas, suggest 40% of those covering the events had less than five years experience.

In her blog, Ms Lowe says that UK institutions should also consider this change, website journalism.co.uk reports.

A Twitter-based journalism students and lecturers survey showed that many universities do not have crisis reporting on their curriculum.



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Published on Tuesday, 24th January, 2012 at 15:28 under the news in brief category, by Lyndsey Smith   .

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