Equipping the modern journalist 

Journalism Now is a series of online interactive courses designed and led by industry experts providing the latest in digital and multimedia skills. The global learning environment gives exclusive access to live training and mentoring sessions, run by leading journalists, and a unique knowledge sharing platform.   

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9 live courses

45 hours of learning

607 users registered so far

For journalists, bloggers, communicators, media managers and entrepreneurs, we have a range of courses to suit you.

 

30 experts

200 videos

470 minutes of video

Courses in mobile journalism, social media, 360-video, business of journalism, engaging audiences, data journalism, storytelling and much more.

 

Take our courses

 

Join our community

Stay up to date. Join us to learn about the latest developments in mobile journalism and social media and the latest trends.

 

 

E-learning in the newsroom

For media and education. See how you can bring the benefits of online training to your organisation. Help your graduates become job ready. Use our programme or let us customise it for you.

 

 

Stand out: Become a fellow

Join the best. Become a Thomson fellow along with our competition-winning journalists and have the opportunity to showcase your work.

 

 

Get involved

For donors, NGOs and the private sectorUse journalism and multimedia storytelling skills to reach your audience. See how we can help your teams wherever they are.

 

Featured courses

A powerful toolset for journalists, our interactive training courses focus on professional practice and industry knowledge and are delivered by leading figures in the world of journalism.

View our live courses here

 

 

Mobile Journalism: Learn how to produce high-quality multimedia content using smartphones and portable digital equipment

 

Social Media Strategy: Create a strategy and approach to using social media based on your location and your target audience

 

The Business of Journalism: Creating a Brand and Building an Audience: Align your editorial choices with your brand

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Making it attractive: How to make your content stand out in a competitive market

 

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Following trends: How to follow trends in your region on Twitter and other social spaces

 

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The golden rules: How should we decide which stories to invest in for radio, TV and print?

 

How to apply

Our online forms will help you choose the right course path for you.

 

 

Access for alumni: We'll simply need details and dates of the Thomson Foundation modules you've participated in.

 

Take a course: Find out how you can participate in one of Journalism Now's free or paid-for courses. 

 

Concessionary rates: A limited number of grants and discounts are available. Find out how to apply.

Have a question?

Journalism Now is a new global platform offering lifelong learning to journalists and communicators across the world.

For further information about our new digital academy, contact Hosam El Nagar, director of innovation and learning, Thomson Foundation.

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