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Effectively delivering the news to your audience (Coursera)

Being a successful journalist is more than hunting down information. How journalists process the information, then put it together, are key steps for news reports. You will learn the process, planning, requirements of how journalists develop their news reports. There are many ways to report news reports, and you [...]
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What is news? (Coursera)

This course will guide you through the basic elements of professional journalism and the news values and ethics of covering real-world issues and events. The overview and examples of the types of news coverage helps introduce the different types of journalism, such as social media, multimedia, print, visual and [...]
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Making Sense of the News: News Literacy Lessons for Digital Citizens (Coursera)

Never before has the need for News Literacy been more urgent. As news consumers are bombarded with a constant stream of fake news, propaganda, hoaxes, rumors, satire, and advertising — that often masquerade as credible journalism — it is becoming more and more difficult to distinguish fact from fiction. [...]
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Fake News, Facts, and Alternative Facts (Coursera)

Oct 2nd 2017
Fake News, Facts, and Alternative Facts (Coursera)
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How can you distinguish credible information from “fake news”? Reliable information is at the heart of what makes an effective democracy, yet many people find it harder to differentiate good journalism from propaganda. Increasingly, inaccurate information is shared on Facebook and echoed by a growing number of explicitly partisan [...]
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Fake News, Facts, and Alternative Facts (edX)

Learn how to distinguish between credible news sources and identify information biases to become a critical consumer of information. How can you distinguish between credible information and “fake news?” Reliable information is at the heart of what makes an effective democracy, yet many people find it harder to differentiate [...]
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Introduction to Journalism (FutureLearn)

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Introduction to Journalism (FutureLearn)
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Learn about the key principles and debates in journalism and enact the role of a journalist in the context of an escalating story. This free online course is aimed at those curious about journalism and looking to gain a better understanding of what the subject entails. Run by a [...]
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