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Jordan Media Institute

National Network: 
Airport Road, behind Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Munir Balqar Street.
Amman 11181
Telephone (other): 
0797302472 Bayan
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Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
General Information: 

JMI works on two main tracks: the academia which is a one-year master's degree affered to 26 students per year in journalism and new media, the faculty members include 7 lecturers and professors from different Arab countries in addition to occasional guest lecturers from around the world, JMI has radio and TV studios fully equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, in addition to a book library, online library, and equipment library, in addition to the auditorium which can host 70 people. the second track is the training a program development which usually targets journalists from Jordan and the Arab countries through programs and projects, the staff members are 20 people, the budget available every year is around 500.000$ from different donors on national, regional, and international levels.

Ghaith Al Shokairi was the former contact person.

Mission and Objectives: 

vision: to become a center of excellence in journalism education in the middle east that improves skills and ensures adherence to ethical and professional values mission: to train journalists to the highest professional standards values: professionalism: to prepare students for the challenges of the marketplace by emphasizing accuracy, objectivity, independence, and ethical practices; innovation: cutting-edge facilities and courses in new media that meet the challenges that respond to the fast changing media trends

Main Projects / Activities: 

one-year master's degree in journalism and new media in addition to other projects: monitoring gender issues in Jordanian media outlets human rights reporting cross-cultural exchange programs specialized reporting in different domains

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

program development strategies designing of events, programs, seminars, conferences networking

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

JMI believes in the power of networks and coalitions in the civil society and that is one main reason for strength of civil society and its role, JMI as well believes that the network of ALF both in Jordan and on an international level would fulfill what JMI believes in.

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Yasar Durra
Head of the organisation: 
HRH Princess Rym Ali
Contact (2) Full Name: 
Bayan altal
Job Title: 
Media Consultant

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