The Asst. Lecturer Sirvan Abdolkhalagh Abdollah from Translation Department, presented a seminar entitled “Translating News” in the first day of a two day’s workshop on December 19th, 2017. The teaching staff of Translation Department, English Department and Media Department and the students of both Translation and Media Department attended the seminar.
He discussed that News agencies have achieved maximum efficiency in the dissemination of news worldwide through the coordination between local offices, and regional or global headquarters: News reports are written by journalists at local offices; then Reports are transmitted to the regional headquarters housing the desk where information is processed, (translated if it is from other languages), edited, and sent to the newswires, and owning their own desk’s chief editor, editors of different languages, translator- editors. The regional headquarters mediate with the local offices by coordinating coverage and commissioning speciﬁc pieces, and bringing together the outputs from the diﬀerent offices in the region.