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DIGITAL JOURNALISM

Digital journalism is one of the tools that are shaping the future of journalism. With the insurgence in technology, digital journalism is actively becoming the new normal. At NIMPA we understand this and that is why we are focused on equipping our students with online tools that will help them to understand the digital market, digital photography, digital media, and the digital audience. Our latest equipment and soft wares combined with our experienced members of staff will ensure our students are proficient in;

  • Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR)
  • Multimedia graphic design
  • Web technology
  • Investigative journalism
  • Writing news and reporting
  • Mobile journalism
  • Photojournalism
  • Digital media law and ethics

With skills in the above mentioned online tools, our students are able to explore a wider scope in the digital world; our students have an opportunity to work in various online fields as;

  • Bloggers
  • Content creators
  • Editors
  • Online journalists
  • Social media journalists
  • News writers, editors, and reporters
  • News directors

5 thoughts on “DIGITAL JOURNALISM”

    1. Hello Susan, You can study digital Journalism with only 20,000 for a short course that is 3 months. You can also decide to pursue it as a 1 year certificate or 2 year Diploma. The fees for the certificate is 25000 per semester and 35,000 per semester for the Diploma.
      Our January intake is ongoing and would be the best time to register.

    2. Hello Susan, You can study digital Journalism with only 20,000 for a short course that is 3 months. You can also decide to pursue it as a 1 year certificate or 2 year Diploma. The fees for the certificate is 25000 per semester and 35,000 per semester for the Diploma.
      Our January intake is ongoing and would be the best time to register. Kindly call or text us on 0757721755 for more information. Thank you and happy holidays.

  1. Content Management Systems (CMS): Platforms like WordPress, Drupal, or Joomla allow students to create and manage their own websites, publish articles, and experiment with different layouts.

    Social Media Management Tools: Tools like Hootsuite, Buffer, or Sprout Social can help students learn how to schedule and manage social media posts across multiple platforms, analyze engagement metrics, and monitor conversations.

    Data Visualization Tools: Platforms such as Tableau, Infogram, or Datawrapper enable students to create visually compelling charts, graphs, and infographics to accompany their stories and convey information effectively.

    Multimedia Editing Software: Tools like Adobe Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro can be used for video editing, while Adobe Audition or Audacity can be employed for audio editing. These tools help students learn how to produce and enhance multimedia content.

    Collaborative Writing and Editing Tools: Applications like Google Docs or Dropbox Paper facilitate real-time collaboration and allow students to work together on articles, edit each other’s work, and provide feedback.

    Analytics Tools: Platforms such as Google Analytics or Chartbeat help students understand website traffic, user behavior, and engagement metrics. This knowledge can guide them in optimizing their content and analyzing its impact.

    Online Research Tools: Resources like Google Scholar, JSTOR, or the Wayback Machine provide access to academic articles, archived web pages, and historical data, enabling students to conduct in-depth research for their stories.

    Digital Storytelling Platforms: Platforms like Knight Lab’s TimelineJS or StoryMapJS help students create interactive timelines and multimedia-rich narratives, allowing them to present information in a visually engaging manner.

    Fact-checking Tools: Tools like FactCheck.org, Snopes, or PolitiFact can assist students in verifying information, debunking misinformation, and promoting critical thinking in the digital age.

    Podcasting Tools: Software such as Audacity, Anchor, or Adobe Audition can be utilized for recording, editing, and distributing podcasts, enabling students to explore audio storytelling and broadcasting

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