Category Archives: online journalism

Covering breaking news online

Sometimes when we cover news online we post one version of a story and that is the final version, until the next day, much like a newspaper. But online readers expect news stories will be updated right away with the … Continue reading

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Search Engine Optimization and tracking on WordPress

A key part of online journalism is making sure potential readers can find your stories easily using Google and other search engines. It’s called Search Engine Optimization, or SEO for short, and it’s a very simple skill that can pay … Continue reading

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What is online journalism?

What is online journalism and why should we study it? Can’t anyone with access to a computer and the internet create a website and call themselves an online journalist? The answers to these questions are at the centre of the … Continue reading

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Course information

Objectives: The aim of this course is to introduce students to the fundamental skills required to create and post engaging online news stories. Each class will include lectures, discussion topics and in-class activities and presentations by students. At the end … Continue reading

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