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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.

The course is designed for Persian-language journalists, students and bloggers as well as anyone who wants to learn how to tell a story in a multimedia format. (An English-language version of the course is available here.)

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the elements in a multimedia story
  • Understand which stories are more suitable for multimedia
  • Sketch a concept for a story
  • Identify tools needed to gather content in the field

In order to participate in the course, applicants should first register at the NewsU International site.