Accessing, interpreting and fact checking scientific information

This course will grant you skills to identify, access, analyse and interpret data as well as verify the accuracy of scientific information

Identifying gendered angles and Impact stories

This course will enable you to identify the role of gender in journalism practice. The course begin with the individual journalist and audience, moves on to the elements of a gender-cognizant pitch, identifying minefields during reporting and production, and concludes with modules on increasing story impact. 

Irene Odera

Automated Content Production and Algorithms

This course introduces learners to the concept, methodologies, and applications of artificial intelligence in journalism. It teaches on how publishers use algorithms for data mining and the discovery of valuable insights that help reshape their stories to be more user-friendly. It teaches AI tools and techniques used to automatically produce news from structured data.

Ethical Health Reporting

This course will address: How to report on health matters in an ethical way, without compromising the dignity of your sources. Addressing established prejudiced practices in health media and identity politics. 

Irene Odera

Safety For Journalists

This course guides you through various safety considerations for journalists. From physical to online safety. Journalists’ eyewitness sufferings, deaths, mass burials quarantine and so on, the stress and psychological trauma are major occupational risks for journalists. Thus, with the right tools and knowledge, journalists can significantly build resilience and reduce the psychological toll of their work. Thus, this course is designed to equip female journalists with skills, and tools to report safely.