Digital Journalism

Branding for media professionals

As a part of the Unlocking the Economic Potential of Digital Media program, the International Center for Journalists organized a six-week online course on January 15, 2015 entitled "Branding for media

ICFJ Anywhere offers webinar on mobile- and digital-security for journalists facing danger

ICFJ Anywhere is offering the first in a series of webinars, supported by Dow Jones. Digital and mobile security is critically important for journalists and bloggers who work in challenging conditions. This webinar will highlight a combination of new and classic tools to protect journalists in the digital era.

The use of digital tools in public service reporting

The deadline has been extended only for journalists from Tunisia, Morocco, Lebanon, Jordan and Yemen

The International Center for Journalists is offering an online course on use of digital tools in public service reporting, which will be held from September 19 to October 30.

The online course is the first part of a program that will bring together journalists, citizen journalists and civil society actors from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, West Bank/Gaza, and Yemen. The six- week online course will guide 60 participants from the above mentioned countries to work on ideas for multimedia public service journalism projects.

Building news websites for Egyptian citizen journalists

Egyptian citizen journalists are invited to apply for an online course, entitled “Building News Websites” from April 25 to June 5. Deadline to apply is April 18.

During the course, participants will learn how to use free tools available for journalists to build news websites from scratch; how to manage the editorial agenda of a news website; adding multimedia content; building and promoting a news website domain; knowing the audience and much more.

NewsU International launches online multimedia course in Persian

Persian-language journalists interested in learning more about new media can enroll in a free online course.

NewsU International, a partnership between the Poynter Institute and the International Center for Journalists, has launched an online multimedia training course.

The self-directed course, called Five Steps to Multimedia Storytelling aims at providing participants with the skill and knowledge to produce multimedia stories.

International coverage of religion in the digital age

Join journalists throughout the world in a new online course sharing insights, resources and strategies for excellence in writing about religion in a changing media world.

“International Coverage of Religion in the Digital Age,“ a six-week course offered by the International Center for Journalists from May 2 to June 15, will critically examine effective ways of writing and reporting on religion using traditional and new media platforms.



Can crime in Latin America be prevented?

A program for journalists offered by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Administered by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

Latin America and the Caribbean is the world´s most crime-ridden region. Its 2012 murder rate of nearly 24 per 100,000 citizens is amongst the world´s highest. One in five Latin Americans report having been victim of a robbery over the past year. The cost of crime varies from 2 percent of GDP to over 10 percent. And while about 30 percent of Latin America´s murders are linked to drug trafficking, Latin America has been violent for decades, even before the rise of major cartels: its murder rate has been five to eight times higher than that of Europe and Asia since the 1950s.

ICFJ, 9.9 school of communication offer online video-storytelling course for Indian journalists and journalism students

Join a select group of Indian journalists and journalism students in “Video Storytelling – A Hands-on, Interactive Online Course.” This six-week seminar, offered by the 9.9 School of Communication and supported by the International Center for Journalists, will run from December 2, 2013, to January 10, 2014. Qualified candidates will receive a full scholarship. The best participants will win a week-long coaching session with a video collaborator for The New York Times’ India Ink.