Free online course on investigative journalism available

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Anyone can register to attend this online course.

Columbia University, through the edX platform, is offering the five-week course “Global muckraking: investigative journalism and global media,” starting Feb. 8.

Participants will learn how journalists can expose corruption and human rights and labor abuses. Topics include how journalists can act as government and corporate watchdogs, the hard and soft pressures on investigative journalism, stories of prominent reporters uncovering injustice from the late 19th century to today and trends in media innovation.

Registration is free, but those who want to receive a certificate must pay a US$50 fee. The estimated time for the course is 3 to 5 hours a week.

For more information, click here.

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