25/2/2016

From data basic to data die hard: Check out the EJC’s new online training platform

 

The European Journalism Centre (EJC) has just launched LEARNO.NET -  a new, cutting-edge resource for anyone interested in creating powerful data-driven or digital stories. 

Following the success of the EJC’s renowned Data Journalism Handbook, and its associated ‘Doing Journalism with Data’ MOOC, LEARNO.NET is the Centre’s latest step in its promotion of best practice journalism and digital storytelling.

LEARNO.NET currently features three data driven training courses, run by world renowned journalists and data practitioners.

Just beginning to work with data? LEARNO.NET's introductory course 'Doing Journalism with Data: First Steps, Skills and Tools' is a great place to start. Its run by Paul Bradshaw, Alberto Cairo, Steve Doig, Simon Rogers, and Nicolas Kayser-Bril, with each instructor focused on helping you build important foundational skills.

Doing Journalism with Data: Meet The Instructors from European Journalism Centre on Vimeo.

For more advanced users, Nicholas Whitaker, from Google News Lab, has developed a course to help you use leverage Google Search to discover data and unearth stories.

Meet Nicholas Whitaker from European Journalism Centre on Vimeo.

Yet, even if you have the skills and data, you still need to know the ins and outs of managing a data driven project. To this end, Jacopo Ottaviani's course helps you account for data jounralism's unique variables and processes, manage these, and ensure that your project is successful.

More courses will be released in the coming months, like the upcoming training on data visualization conducted by the Chicago Tribune's Jonathon Berlin.

Start learning on LEARNO.NET now.

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