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Social and Data Journalism

Social and Data Journalism

London College of Communication
Taught by
A respected industry expert


This engaging, informative course will teach you the basics of social and data journalism, two of the fastest growing and most dynamic areas of contemporary media. Experienced professionals will guide and support you to produce compelling pieces using the latest tools and techniques. 

Topics covered

  • Fundamentals of data journalism
  • Identifying and collecting data
  • Finding stories in data
  • Telling stories in different media
  • The use of social media for journalistic research and storytelling

Course outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Use data sources to identify and research stories
  • Create data-based journalism in a range of media
  • Use social media to research, tell and promote journalistic stories

Who should attend

This course is ideal for you if you are interested in pursuing a career in data and social journalism or a related field. It will also be relevant if you are a journalist wishing to develop expertise in these fields.


Beginner. You do not need any prior experience. 

Follow On Courses 

After completing this course you may be interested in taking a course in Data Visualisation or UX Design

Tutor Description

This course will be taught by a respected industry expert.

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