Latest courses

Level up your skill set and give yourself an original edge. Our free Journalism Now online interactive courses are designed and led by industry experts with most courses also supporting your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).


Rethinking Disinformation

Is it time to rethink how we tackle disinformation?

Learn why and how conspiracy theories spread and how psychology is helping journalists fight back.

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Explore our course on AI

Artificial Intelligence in the newsroom: the ethical approach

The first course to be developed for the JTI Campus, it’s designed to help to equip you to navigate the issues and develop your own policy on AI. 

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Courses on Telegram app

Telegram course: Reacting to a chemical attack

Available via the Telegram app, with the help of chemical and biological weapons expert Hamish de Bretton-Gordon.

Реагування на хімічну або біологічну атаку

Telegram курс розроблений Фондом Томсона та експертом з хімічної та біологічної зброї Хаміша де Бреттон-Гордона.

Safety advice: nuclear incident

Our new course is available on smartphones via the encrypted messaging app Telegram in Ukrainian and English.

Поради з безпеки: ядерний інцидент

Наш новий курс доступний на смартфонах через додаток для зашифрованих повідомлень Telegram українською та англійською мовами.

Journalism Now courses

News Writing

News Writing: The art of storytelling

Learn how to write news stories in an effective and engaging way led by award-winning journalist Ewen MacAskill.

Advanced Writing: The art of storytelling

The Pulitzer prize-winning team that brought you the Edward Snowden story reveal the secrets to great journalism.


News Analysis: The art of storytelling

The third in our storytelling series from Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Ewen MacAskill is packed with ideas to help you write incisive, illuminating and intelligent news analysis. 


Environmental journalism | Why local matters

Environmental journalism | Why local matters: Sources

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




Ahora disponible en español

Periodismo ambiental | Por qué lo local importa: Las fuentes

Environmental journalism | Why local matters: Storytelling

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



Visit the dedicated environmental journalism area on our website for course information, learning videos and expert insight.

Environmental journalism | Why local matters: Safety

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

African Stories

African Stories: A guide for journalists on how to tell better stories about Africa

In collaboration with Africa No Filter, a course designed to give you a fresh approach to telling stories about Africa. There's also an opportunity to have your story published. 



The Guide to Podcasting


The Guide to Podcasting: Prepping the Big Idea

Discover the power of audio, how to engage your listener and the building blocks you need to tell your story. 


The Guide to Podcasting: Making it

The best story telling techniques and how to record, edit and promote your podcast.


Investigative journalism in Rwanda

Investigative journalism in Rwanda

Hone your investigative skills with our brand-new course for journalists working in Rwanda (Kinyarwanda language.)


Isomo ry'itangazamakuru ricukumbuye mu Rwanda

Tyaza ubumenyi bwawe mu itangazamakuru ricukumbuye wiga isomo ryacu rishya ryateguriwe abanyamakuru bakorera mu Rwanda. Iri somo riboneka mu rurimi rw’Ikinyarwanda.

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


Recent feedback

"It is one of the best platforms for journalists willing to expand their knowledge and learn about other aspects of the profession. You also get a certificate!"

– Meehika, India


"My goal was to learn how to build trust in my community with my reporting. The course was straight to the point regarding how a journalist can earn the trust of his/her community by being visible and authentic."

– Irene, Cameroon



"The delivery of the content was great. The instructor explained things clearly and showed us examples, which we could emulate in our own work. I especially liked how the courses featured views from a wide range of journalists or media organisations, such as the BBC and BuzzFeed."

– Imani, South Africa

"The mobile journalism course really improved my knowledge and skills. The trainer is well experienced and the course is interactive."

– Masbahur, Indonesia




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