Announcing our world-first Journalism MOOC

The Centre for Advancing Journalism is excited to announce 'Journalism Skills for Engaged Citizens', the first journalism Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offered on Coursera.

The free MOOC, which is running from August 17th to October 12th, is a course in basic journalism skills, designed for the many people who are now using new media to publish news, views and information.

The basics of news writing, interviewing skills, sources and how to use your legal rights to access public information are all topics covered in the MOOC. The Instructors for the course will be Dr Margaret Simons and Dr Denis Muller.

For more information please visit the Coursera Journalism Skills for Engaged Citizens web page.