Free course on building news websites for citizen journalists [Egypt]


Monday, April 25, 2011 - 04:00 - Monday, May 30, 2011 - 04:00



Egyptian citizen journalists can apply for a free online course about how to build news websites.

The Arabic-language course, "Building News Websites," is sponsored by ICFJ Anywhere. Participants will learn how to use free tools to build news websites from scratch, manage the editorial agenda of a news website, add multimedia content, build and promote a news website domain and more.

The course will be led by Hoda Osman, a New York-based reporter who has worked for France 24 Arabic and France 24 English. She is also president of the Arab and Middle Eastern Journalists Association (AMEJA).

Successful graduates will receive graduation certificates issued by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ). The most successful participants will receive seed funding to further develop their news websites.

To apply, click here.

For more information, contact Dina Tariq at or