DURATION
4 Weeks
EFFORT
04:00 hours per week
FORMAT
Online
CATEGORY
Mass Comm & Media
LANGUAGE
English

Course Insights

The internet has revolutionized the way the world consumes news in this age of digital transformation. This course will give students an overview of digital journalism and will assist them in developing the skills required to become a successful digital journalist. Our specialists created this curriculum with the necessity of production and optimization skills in mind, as well as the requirement for students to establish their position in this fast-paced industry. Students will learn to capture news and share it on social media and other online platforms.

  • Course Highlights
      • Duration- 4 weeks
      • Recorded Video Lectures & E-Workbooks
      • Self-paced Learning
      • Doubt-clearing Sessions
      • AAFT Alumni Status
      • Placement Assistance
      • Digital Verified Certification
  • What you will learn
    • As the course progresses, you'll learn how to employ many aspects of multimedia, including audio, video, text, photographs, graphic, animation, and editing skills, as well as how to use SEO tactics to promote your digital material.

  • Pre-Requisites
      • No prior knowledge or experience is necessary to take this course
      • Prior interest in journalism can help.
      • All a student needs to take this course is a pencil, paper, and a computer or mobile device with an internet connection.
      • You need a device to record your own voice.

Career Prospects

The course prepares students to work in a wide range of industries and job roles, including:

Web editor

Reporter

Deputy Editor

Sub-editor

Online Journalist

Course Preview

A sample of the recorded lecture to give you an idea of the format and depth of the course.

Course Synopsis

This course will familiarise you with the deep intricacies of the digitally-driven journalistic world. You will explore the depth of society and the advent of online social networks that are driven by tremendous technological growth.

  • Course Orientation
    Introduction
    00:30 Hours
    • Let's Begin

      Introduce Yourself

  • Module 1 - Introduction to Digital Journalism
    8 Lectures
    04:00 Hours
    • 1.1. The Digital Revolution

      1.2. How to Generate News?

      1.3. Digital Journalism- An Overview

      1.4. Digital Journalism- Types

      1.5. Understanding the Role of Digital Journalism

      1.6. Comparing Journalism and Digital Journalism

      1.7. Online Journalist- Roles and Responsibilities

      1.8. Digital Journalism – E-Governance

      Module 1 - Assignment

      Survey End of Module 1

  • Module 2 - Writing for Digital Media
    11 Lectures
    04:00 Hours
    • 2.1. Right Way to Write the Content

      2.2. Writing for Social Media

      2.3. Effective Writing for Social Media

      2.4. Blog Writing

      2.5. How to Create a Blog?

      2.6. Blog Writing Tips

      2.7. Famous Blogging Platforms

      2.8. Writing for News Portal

      2.9. Advantages of News Portals

      2.10. News Writing for Online Vs. Print Media

      2.11. Conclusions

      Module 2 - Assignment

      Survey End of Module 2

  • Module 3 - Digital Journalism & Multimedia
    6 Lectures
    04:00 Hours
    • 3.1. Digital Journalism & Multimedia Content

      3.2. An Insight into Digital Media

      3.3. What is Multimedia?

      3.4. Images and Graphics - The Base of Visual Aesthetics

      3.5. Motion Graphics - The best Way to Use Them

      3.6. Classifying Multimedia - Applications and Its Future

      Module 3 - Assignment

      Survey End of Module 3

  • Module 4 - Content Promotion
    5 Lectures
    04:00 Hours
    • 4.1. Digital Media and Content Promotion

      4.2. SEO- Changing the Face of Journalism

      4.3. Digital Marketing

      4.4. How Traditional Marketing Works?

      4.5. Digital Advertising- Leveraging the Online Marketing

      Module 4 - Assignment

      Survey End of Module 4

      Closure Survey

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Assistant Professor, Mass Communication Aahana B. Chopra is an Assistant Professor at the University of Delhi's Indraprastha College for Women, and she recently completed her Ph.D. thesis on "Media Literacy for Children" at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University's University School of Mass Communication. She specializes in teaching social media practices, theories, models, and development communication, and has more than ten years of teaching experience.

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