On 27 September 2022 (Tuesday), the Department of Media at the College of Arts and Letters, Cihan University – Erbil organized a scientific trip to Khabat newspaper for second-stage students under the supervision of Assistant Lecturer Mr. Omar Hassan Fahmi.
In the beginning, the editor-in-chief of the Khabat newspaper, Mr. Salam Abdullah, welcomed the students and explained the stages of establishing the newspaper, printing, and its specialized sections. Then, Mr. Sardar Hussain, the newspaper’s director of correspondents shared and explained the history of newspapers founded in 1959 until now. He also briefed the students on the stages of designing the newspaper and ways to check it. This visit included many questions and answering sessions by the students to the editor-in-chief and the director of correspondents about the nature of journalistic work.
Finally, the students were handed copies of a printed book on the newspaper’s archive from its founding until now. The students expressed their pleasure and benefited from this visit.