Course Code: JN02
Term: Self Paced - Available until April 2018
Open for Enrollment
Self Paced - Available until April 2018
Hello, I am Jamal, an award-winning London-based journalist and filmmaker specialising in Africa. I have produced and reported for Channel 4, the Guardian and Al-Jazeera English.I have won several awards including the Royal Television Society (RTS) Independent Award 2012, the Amnesty International Gaby Rado Memorial Award 2010, the news story of the year prize at the Foreign Press Association (FPA) Awards 2009 and the prize for Kingston University News Reporter of the Year 2009.
I have recently set up a successful independent digital media organisation in Somalia called Dal Soor.
Today there is a lot of mistrust of journalists. This is due to the wider availability of information on social media where information is often biased, and sometimes fake. In this course I argue that to win the trust of your audience, you have to be transparent and consistent, and this can be achieved by looking at your personal mission, and that of your organisation. The course will also look at how you can safeguard your reputation using a tool that is used in business.
The course is divided into four sections:
By the end of this course you will be able to:
You can complete this course within 3 hours across multiple sessions.
Illustrations and video animation by Anthony Mwenda
Produced by Thomson Foundation
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Building trust and reputation