There are still some spots available for a two-day training session I’m conducting in Bangalore, India for WAN-IFRA onJune 17-18 2010 on Integrating Social Media to Journalism:
Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Digg, Delicious, Orkut have all changed the way that people learn, confirm and share information. How can journalists and editors make use of this new social media for their stories? How can social media be used to increase the productivity of our journalists and editors? How can social media be used to promote content and to build loyalty and trust with readers? What are the tools that they have to use?
The training programme has three modules:
1.) Digital tools for reporters
2.) Integrating Social Media into the workflow and
3.) Writing for online
The training contents include Web 2.0 and its impact on media, cellphone basics: how to get more out of cellphones, reporting tools: a look at ways of reporting better using Web 2.0 services, gadgets and software, plus modules on Wikipedia, mashups, twitter, GPS and others.
The participants will learn how to use the hardware and software to be a better journalist and how to integrate social media into their reporting, editing and newsroom. A considerable amount of time will also be used to help print journalists looking to upgrade their skills to be able to think, report, write and create for online.
Management executives, publishers, editors, reporters, journalist and producers who want to get familiar with the new tools for convergent journalism.
If you’re interested contact V Antony by email or by phone on +9194442110640 or fax: +9144424359744.
(A translation of this page into Haitian Creole is available, courtesy of Susan Basen.)