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Journalism in the Digital Age

Learn about the risks and opportunities journalists and bloggers face, by using digital resources in their content.

Publisher: NPTEL
In this free course in online journalism in the digital age you will learn how journalists and bloggers use digital resources in their content. What risks and opportunities do journalists and bloggers face? This course will teach you how to use images, audio, and video in your content and how to provide your content safely and effectively. Check out this short course today, and bring your journalistic skills to the next level.
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Students

    5,646
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

In this course you will learn about the risks journalists and bloggers face working online, such as security, malware, hacking and privacy and how dangers and threats can be addressed through awareness, training and networking. You will study how bad actors can access and use information though surveillance, hacking, phishing and viruses. Journalists' sources and information can be compromised through censorship, defacement, disinformation and intimidation.

In addition, in this course, you will examine how editors plan for and use digital content. You will see how structure, interviews and timing are essential elements of TV, radio and online news packages. The course shows you how to utilise the correct video footage and media clips. Also in this course, you will learn the importance of knowing your audience and providing for their needs. Conducting research, surveys and usability studies with your audience provides crucial feedback regarding your product and how you are providing it.

This free course aims to make it easy to learn about the risks and opportunities journalists and bloggers face, by using digital (images, audio, video etc.) resources in their content and how they provide such content safely and effectively. These lessons will be of great benefit to media professionals, and to any student who would like to learn more about the skills required for working as a professional journalist. So, check out this short 3 hour course today, and bring your journalistic skills to the next level.

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