Digital journalism

Course authors and lecturers

Irina Aleksandrovna Kedrovskaya

Russia Today (RIA-Novosti) International News Agency.

Director of the Internet and multimedia projects development management of Russia Today INA.

Larisa Alekseevna Moskvitina

Russia Today (RIA-Novosti) International News Agency.

Head of Video content development department of Russia Today International News Agency. Author of teaching methods and the teacher of the fundamental camera shooting and non-linear editing course for multimedia journalists of RIA Novosti. Several hundred RIA Novosti correspondents in offices in Russia and abroad have completed this method course and work with it successfully.

Dmitriy Aleksandrovich Vinogradov

Russia Today (RIA-Novosti) International News Agency.

Special correspondent of the Politics department at Russia Today (RIA-Novosti) International News Agency, winner of the Yulian Semyonov award in extreme journalism.

Aleksandr Yuryevich Shtol

Russia Today (RIA-Novosti) International News Agency.

Director of Russia Today International News Agency's joint directorate for photographically acquired information.

Sergey Aleksandrovich Yakovlev

Russia Today (RIA-Novosti) International News Agency.

Deputy Head of Directorate - Head of the coordination and coordination management planning department and real-time release of the main Russia Today International News Agency directorate; in the past - Reuters agency correspondent, RIA Novosti agency.

Ivan Viktorovich Makarov

All-Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (VGTRK).

Held positions of Rambler-Sport project editor, editor-in-chief of, deputy head of RIA Novosti sports editorial office, development manager of Sovetskiy Sport, and editor-in-chief of Sport@Mail.Ru. Creator of the official Chelsea website in Russian. Used to run the largest sports Livejournal Ru_Football community. He currently holds the position of Assistant Director of the Internet Projects Directorate at the All-Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company.

About the course

The course is prepared by a team of specialists from Russia Today (RIA Novosti) INA and introduces participants to the specifics of journalism skill and the work of news, analytics and multimedia editorial offices and news agency groups. You will learn about the organizational principles of creation and presentation of news, secrets of conducting interviews and writing reports, and you will be involved in scientific and photo journalism.

During the course, you will be given the opportunity to complete a series of practical tasks on creating different types of materials in the scope of news agency operation. Upon completion of the course, integral knowledge assessment will be conducted. Best course graduates will have the opportunity to gain employment at Russia Today INA.

Course structure

1. New journalism: multimedia formats and convergence.

2. News structure in an information agency.

3. Interview.

4. Sketches and reports.

5. Video on the Internet and in informational messages.

6. Introduction to photo journalism.

7. Sport journalism.

Purpose of the course

You will be able to study the whole variety of operational features of a news agency and all aspects of the profession of a modern journalist.


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