admin | May 10, 2020
Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas
The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering a Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on covering COVID-19.
This free online course is self-paced and runs until May 31, 2020. It covers the history of pandemics and pandemic response, how to detect and fight misinformation, story angles on the COVID-19 pandemic, and self-care for journalists.
Each module includes a series of videos, presentations, quizzes, and discussion forums. The course is available in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Registration for this course is ongoing.
To register, visit: https://journalismcourses.org/PAN0320.html
The Thomson Foundation is also offering a free online course on safe reporting practices for journalists covering COVID-19.
The self-paced course is divided into seven sections that cover topics such as how to adapt work practices in the context of COVID-19, how to plan for safe field coverage, how to minimize the risk of infection while reporting, how to safely use video and audio equipment in a pandemic, and self-care.
The estimated time required to complete the course is four hours. The course is available only in English.
For more information and to register, visit: https://thomsonfoundation.edcastcloud.com/learn/reporting-on-covid-19-safety-self-paced#