Journalists who want to learn how to tell stories with data can register for this free course.

The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is offering registration for its online data journalism course ?Doing Journalism with Data: First Steps, Skills and Tools.?

This five-module introductory course consists of the following topics: data journalism in the newsroom, finding data to support stories, finding story ideas with data analysis, dealing with messy data and telling stories with visualization.

Comprising of video lectures, tutorials, assignments, readings and discussion forums, this course is open to anyone in the world with an Internet connection.

Instructors include Simon Rogers, data editor at Twitter; Paul Bradshaw, head of the online journalism master’s program at Birmingham City University; Nicolas Kayser-Bril, co-founder and head at data journalism startup Journalism++; and other leading experts in the field.

The course will begin in early 2014.

For more information, click here.

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