Netherlands, Utrecht (Zeist, Woudschoten Campus)

Journalistic Skills in Social Media

when 5 August 2013 - 16 August 2013
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 1160

Today's journalists need to be versatile and up- to-date with digital tools and platforms, which present them with array of enabling choices. This hands-on approach course will teach you how to use social media effectively as journalistic tools.
The following are some of the topics that will be covered in the class:
- how to gather, sort out and verify online information
- how to find new content/new story angles and 'trends'
- how to find 'thought leaders' on a topic of interest
- how to aggregate content (how to tell stories by aggregating social media)
- how to curate content
- how to engage public and build readerships
- how to make Google Interactive maps and use them in your report
- how to use Google alerts to monitor your topics of interest The working language of the course will be English.

Course leader

Radmila Radojevic

Target group

People interested in social media, journalism, writing in general.

Course aim

Student has acquired a number journalistic skills in connection with social media.

Credits info

Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 1160: Course + course materials + housing + mealplan


Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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