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UNESCO launched the "Model Curricula for Journalism Education: A Compendium of New Syllabi"

( UNESCO ) -  UNESCO launched ten new specialized syllabi at  a gathering of over 300 people during the third edition of the World Journalism Education Congress (WJEC3) in Mechelen, Belgium earlier this year.

Titled  Model Curricula for Journalism Education: A Compendium of New Syllabi , the publication aims to fill the gap for specialized literacies required by journalism educators to respond to new challenges. 

Such specialized journalistic literacies include those relating to media sustainability, data mining, intercultural dialogue, global communication, humanitarian crisis, human trafficking, community participation, science and bioethics, as well as gender inequality.