Web Mastery for Journalists

JOURN X 411
Designed for those with who have little or no prior experience in online production, you learn the process of creating, managing, and styling a professional and interactive hyperlocal news site, blog, or portfolio.
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What you can learn.

  • Learn how to optimize basic content management systems and blogging platforms to create and publish compelling multidimensional content
  • Explore topics such as how to register a domain, build a website, install a blog, format and publish visually appealing audio-visual content, including text, photos, audio and video, website analytics
  • Understand how to build the visibility of your news site, blog, or portfolio

About this course:

In the age of entrepreneurial and citizen journalism, blogs and personal websites are a great way for journalists at all levels to independently publish their own work, increase their visibility, and establish their expertise in a particular subject area or beat. Designed for those who have little or no prior experience in online production, this course takes you through the process of creating, managing, and styling a professional and interactive hyperlocal news site, blog, or portfolio. You learn how to optimize basic content management systems and blogging platforms to create and publish compelling multidimensional content. Topics include registering a domain; building a website; installing a blog; formatting and publishing visually appealing audio-visual content, including text, photos, audio and video; website analytics; and building the visibility of your news site, blog, or portfolio.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Web Mastery for Journalists.

A basic understanding of Microsoft Office and how to use Internet browsers to navigate the web.

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