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Calling all Journalists!


Jamlab will be offering digital and data skill workshops every Thursday from 7th March right through to 2nd May.


These workshops cover the essentials of digital data gathering and storytelling from advanced search to verifying social media sources to getting data out of government sources.


The 7 part workshop series is a deeper dive in digital and data skills focusing on the following:


Super Search

Date: Thursday 7 March

Time: 10am-12pm

Description: How to use Google properly, as well as other specialist search engines, including picture search and back-search

Level: Beginner

Trainer: Allastair Otto


Internet super tools

Date: Thursday 14 March

Time: 10am-12pm

Description: Finding and using the many tools available to journalists on the internet

Level: Beginner

Trainer: Allastair Otto


Social Media Sleuthing

Date: Thursday 21 March

Time: 10am-12pm

Description: How to learn about a person through their social media networks

Level: Beginner

Trainer: Allastair Otto


Using the Promotion of Access to Information Act

Date: Thursday 4 April

Time: 10am-12pm

Description: Using the law to access information

Level: Beginner

Trainer: Nobukhosi Zulu


Using Maps

Date: Thursday 18 April

Time: 10am-12pm

Description: Simple ways to create and use maps to enhance your story (for those who don’t know how to code or use GPS co-ordinates)

Level: Beginner

Trainer: Allastair Otto/ Laura Grant


Forensic Journalism

Date: Thursday 25 April

Time: 10am-12pm

Description: Case studies of how journalists used Google Earth and satellite imagery to nail stories

Level: Beginner

Trainer: Allastair Otto


Social Media Verification

Date: Thursday May 2

Time: 10am-12pm

Description: How to verify social media information to avoid fake news

Level: Beginner

Trainer: Africa Check


Tshimologong full time members and persons looking to attend more than one workshop to contact [email protected] for discount codes:


R150 off the total for two sessions

R300 off the total for three sessions

R500 off the total for four sessions

When and where?



Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct
Juta Street 41
Johannesburg
South Africa
2000

Runs from Thu 07 Mar 2019 at 10:00 AM

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Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct