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Activism and Citizen Journalism through Media

Learn how to use media to promote a social cause.

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Starts Sep 22
Ends Oct 15
Estimated 4 weeks
2–3 hours per week
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed
Free
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About this course

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Media is a powerful tool for promoting social justice. If you are an activist involved in promoting or advocating for a social cause, this course will provide you with valuable information and guidance.

The course will help you to identify and pitch a newsworthy story, select appropriate media for publicising your story; and assess the impact of your story. The course also addresses working in an ethical way as both an activist and citizen journalist.

At a glance

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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  • Identify newsworthy issues
  • Define the limits and possibilities of different mobile platforms and tools
  • Identify an appropriate strategy and platform/tool to reach a defined target audience
  • Apply ethical and safe media practices

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