Introduction to Digital Journalism
Reuters and Facebook Journalism Project launched e-Learning course for journalists
As digital media platforms grow more vibrant and popular every year, sound journalism is more important than ever. Now, not only do newsrooms unearth and report news stories, but citizen journalists around the world, aided by ever expanding digital technologies, are able to present stories via social media platforms and other digital forms. The ways in which people consume news morphs with each passing year.
This two-hour training introduces participants to best practices in digital journalism. Using compelling images, and hands-on how-to’s, the course offers valuable insight in four modules that tackle Digital Newsgathering, Verification and Reporting, Publishing Effectively on Social Media, and Wellness and Resilience. After completing the two-hour training, participants receive a digital certificate of completion.