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Journalism Now is an online training platform that offers a variety of training opportunities for journalists. From self-paced courses to live webinars and blogs, Journalism Now features training resources created by Thomson Foundation's network of international experts and practitioners focusing on practical skills and examples. 

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Coming Soon

We are currently in the process of relaunching our platform with a better user experience and a lot of exciting new opportunities including our CPD certified modern journalist programme.




New and legacy courses will be added to our platform every week supporting more than fifteen languages. See our live catalogue



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Popular 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.

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Journalism Across Multiple Platforms

CPD hours: 6

Learn about the ever-changing media landscape and how to customise your stories



Mobile Journalism: Getting started

CPD hours: 6

Use your smartphone to produce more professional quality cross-platform content


Ethical Journalist's Toolkit

CPD hours: 4

Create your own journalistic philosophy and see how important it is to treat sources with respect

Environmental journalism


Environmental journalism | Why local matters: Sources

Investigate local environmental stories and their possible links to climate change.



Environmental journalism | Why local matters: Storytelling

Cover environmental stories and address climate change in a way that engages audiences.




Environmental journalism | Why local matters: Safety

Learn how to stay safe online and when facing physical threats and intimidation.



"I liked everything about this course. Connecting with a global audience stood out for me. I'm still talking about it now."

Dorcas, Journalist, Nigeria

I especially like how the courses feature views from a wide range of journalists or media organisations, such as the BBC and BuzzFeed.

Imani, South Africa


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