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Online courses for media professionals

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Available courses

  • Google Search for Journalists

    Basic Course

    Google Search for Journalists

    by Nicholas Whitaker

    This course will teach you how to use Google search more efficiently and and reveal some of its secrets that are useful for any of your research online.

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  • Verification: The Basics

    Emergency Reporting

    Verification: The Basics

    by Craig Silverman, Claire Wardle

    In the age of the Internet, rumours and hoaxes quickly spread during breaking news situations. As a result, there is an increased need for journalists to sort real, authentic content from the fakes. This course will provide the basics on how to get started with verifying online information.

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  • Doing Journalism with Data: First Steps, Skills and Tools

    Data Driven Journalism

    Doing Journalism with Data: First Steps, Skills and Tools

    by Paul Bradshaw, Alberto Cairo, Steve Doig, Simon Rogers, Nicolas Kayser-Bril

    Comprising of video lectures, tutorials, assignments, readings and discussion forums, this course is open to anyone in the world with an Internet connection who wants to tell stories with data.

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  • Managing Data Journalism Projects

    Data Driven Journalism

    Managing Data Journalism Projects

    by Jacopo Ottaviani

    Bringing a data journalism project to a good end is not an easy task. There are a lot of variables and processes at play that need to be managed and accounted for before the project can be produced and in the end published.

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Coming soon

  • Social Media for Journalists: Twitter

    Social Media

    Social Media for Journalists: Twitter

    by Sarah Ceelen, Miel Van Opstal

    The ability to use social media to engage with and build an audience becomes more and more mainstream in professional environments, which makes it an essential digital skill for everyone. This course will help you get on that Social Media highway without getting run-over!

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  • Mistakes We Made So You Don't Have To: Data Visualisation, Journalism and the Web

    Mistakes We Made So You Don't Have To: Data Visualisation, Journalism and the Web

    by Jonathon Berlin

    In this course you'll learn how to understand audience, how to built relationships in the newsroom, how to think of ideas and create them, and you'll get an overview of approaches and things learned at the Chicago Tribune as they have tried to tell more stories using data and visuals on the web.

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