Online modules address journalism challenges in the digital world [Brazil]

Posted on Oct 27, 2020 in Digital Journalism

Anyone can access these free online courses in Portuguese.

The Rio de Janeiro Institute of Technology and Society (ITS, in Portuguese) and Redes Cordiais, with the support of the Facebook Journalism Project, has launched the online education platform "New routines for credible journalism."

The platform offers five modules with the goal of training journalism professionals to make the best use of social media and reduce potential negative impacts resulting from internet exposure.

The modules cover topics such as skills for journalists' future, covering complex events in the digital age, "how to respond to attacks and online harassment, online security and privacy for journalists, and mental health for journalists.

Registration is required. Courses can be taken at any time at the student's pace.