The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, through its Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), hosts the free course “Digital investigations for journalists: How to follow the digital trail of people and entities” Oct. 5 to Nov. 1.
Journalists from any beat interested in digital tools and techniques in investigative journalism can enroll in this course.
The course is divided into four modules covering: the use of social media and public information to investigate who is really behind a social media account; techniques for monitoring, investigating, and searching within social media platforms, as well as verifying images and videos; how to investigate and analyze the content and records of a website; and basics of network analysis, and how to apply it to digital investigations.
The course is accessible to anyone with an internet connection.
Visit the link below to register.