Knight Center hosts MOOC on digital investigations [Worldwide]

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 instructors are Brandy Zadrozny (NBC News); Jane Lytvynenko (BuzzFeed News); and Johanna Wild (Bellingcat).

The course is accessible to anyone with an internet connection.

Visit the link below to register.


Author: Ronke

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