Are you interested in working in journalism? This free online course, Journalism in the Digital Age, provides essential information on the tools and practices used by journalists online, from the use of social media to online safety to ethical issues faced by professional and citizen journalists.
The course covers:
• The digital dimensions of journalistic safety, including online security, online abuse, cyberstalking and harassment;
• New reporting methods such as crowdsourcing, distributed and open source reporting, and the use of social media;
• Basic processes and approaches involved in online blogging;
• How to use good graphics, photos and video to add visual appeal; and much more.
Other courses in Alison's journalism series include: