Free online course trains journalists to cover religion in the digital age Print

ICFJ1Deadline: 12 April 2011

Region: Worldwide

A free six-week online course aimed at helping international journalists cover religion in the digital age will be held from May 1 to June 15, 2011. It aims to critically examine effective ways of reporting on religion using traditional and new media platforms. Participants will develop collegial and mentoring relationships, engage in live chat with social media leaders, and examine and debate critical ideas.

The course will be offered in English and Arabic; the deadline for applications for the free course is April 12.

The course, called “International Coverage of Religion in the Digital Age,” is sponsored by ICFJ Anywhere. David Briggs, who has 25 years of national and international religion journalism experience at the Associated Press, will run the course.

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Courtesy of International Journalists’ Network