Training & Tutorials

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Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma: A Project of Columbia Journalism School

"[D]edicated to informed, innovative and ethical news reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy... The Dart Center provides journalists around the world with the resources necessary to meet this challenge, drawing on a global, interdisciplinary network of news professionals, mental health experts, educators and researchers."

First Draft

"A coalition of experts sharing tips and training in how to discover, verify and publish eyewitness media for news."
Twitter: @firstdraftnews

Freedom of the Press Foundation

The Freedom of the Press Foundation is "dedicated to helping support and defend public-interest journalism focused on exposing mismanagement, corruption, and law-breaking in government" and offers digital security tools and trainings for journalists and advocates for press freedom "in the digital world."
Twitter: @FreedomofPress

Front Line Defenders

"Front Line Defenders is the International Foundation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders." Includes grants, training, advocacy, emergency hotline & relocation services.
Twitter: @FrontLineHRD

Frontline Club (London)

"Set up by Vaughan Smith in 2003 in honour of colleagues at the Frontline News Television agency who died pursuing their work... [The Frontline Club] exists to promote freedom of expression and support journalists, cameramen and photographers who risk their lives in the course of their work. Whether it’s eating, drinking and conversation, or debate, training and film, the Frontline Club offers everything you could want from a media club."

Global Journalist Security

"Global Journalist Security, a consulting & training organization for journalists, human rights defenders & NGOs."

International News Safety Institute

"INSI provides real-time, practical information, training and research to help journalists around the world do their jobs safely."
Twitter: @INSInews


J+ offers workshops webinars, and custom training to "working journalists, freelancers, photographers, video journalists, and other communicators who want to advance in their careers, change jobs, or simply tell engaging, impactful stories in today’s media overload.


"LEARNO.NET is journalism training for the 21st century: Open for anybody willing to learn, accessible worldwide, complete with a support community of peers, and brought to you by the international A-list of instructors."

Poynter’s News University

Poynter's News University offers "online journalism and media training programs. We are open to journalists, bloggers, freelance writers, journalism students."
Twitter: @newsu

RISC: Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues

"RISC is dedicated to promoting the safety of freelance journalists in combat zones... RISC trainings are provided free of cost to experienced, published freelance conflict journalists."
Twitter: @risctraining

Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)

"The Society of Professional Journalists works to improve and protect journalism. The organization is the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry; works to inspire and educate the next generation of journalists; and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press."
Twitter: @spj_tweets

SPJ’s For Journalism

“Data journalism for all. is a collection of screencasts, lectures, conference presentations and tutorials related to the intersection of journalism and technology.”


"Storybench is a collaboration between the Media Innovation track at Northeastern University’s School of Journalism and Esquire magazine... an “under the hood” look at the latest and most inventive examples of digital creativity—from data visualization projects to interactive documentaries—as well as the tools and innovators behind them." Includes "How To" tutorials.
Twitter: @storybench

UNESCO: Journalism Education & Training

Journalism Education & Training Resources from the United Nations