We have adopted the academic criteria of the AEJMC (2006) as a reference for our electronic and written journalism program. This adoption came after a verification that makes the program suitable for the Palestinian and Arab reality.
- Offering Palestinian society a competent and distinguished cadre in media and jour- nalism, capable of confronting challenges and aware of the principles required by journalists to convey their messages to their audience.
- Building an ethical, professional, and scientific foundation for Electronic and Writ- ing Journalism students.
- Developing appropriate specialties in the field of Electronic and Writing Journalism to meet rapidly new media developments, such as internet, radio, and TV.
- Focusing on an electronic media that is compatible with societal needs.
- Creating Palestinian self-sufficiency in the field of media.
- Enriching journalism and media students with experience through training courses prior to their engagement in the journalistic field.
Knowledge and Understanding:
- Obtaining news and information from reliable sources.
- A variety of writing by training students on how to use several journalistic writ- ing models.
- Employing photojournalism in sustaining and interpreting a text.
- Dealing with digital events and problems in all circumstances.
- Building and maintaining a continuous relationship with news sources.
- Mastering the arts of dialogue and persuasion to deal with a variety of audiences.
- The ability to conceive the nature of media profession, as well as suaveness.
- The ability of analyzing events and linking them with the relevant developments.
- The art of time management.
- The ability of innovation and generating creative thought at work.
Professional and Practical Skills:
- Proficiency in electronic journalism programs.
- Mastering digital photojournalism.
- Ability to document and record events.
General and Transferable Skills:
- The ability to attract the audience to the medium.
- Dynamic at work and the ability to manage the media institute.
- Confronting expected problems and setting emergency plans.
- Planning and generating tasks at work.
- Awareness of laws which contribute in creating successful journalism.