Course Code: JN23.1e
Term: Self paced
Open for Enrollment
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Reporting on the drive to find the right vaccine and to vaccinate the world’s population against Covid-19 has become a major challenge for journalists. Navigating through the science, the data, questions of safety versus risk, the myths and misinformation. This course will help you understand how to balance your role as a journalist reporting the public health messages around the importance of vaccines whilst at the same time ensuring you maintain an ethical approach and journalistic standards. It includes advice and expertise from journalists who are covering the story daily and incorporates explanations and knowledge tests to help you to produce informed, accurate and relevant stories.
What you will learn
Deborah Kelly, your course instructor is the Director of Training and Communications at the Thomson Foundation. She has more than 30 years’ experience as a senior journalist and manager working for UK and international media organisations including the BBC, Al Jazeera, ITV News and Thomson Reuters.
She is joined by:
This course will take approximately 2 hours to complete
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Reporting on COVID-19: VACCINES