Geospatial / 360 Journalism

Learn the fundamentals of storytelling with maps tools, and methods for 360 storytelling.

In-Person Training. (Online coming soon)

Why you should take the course

A journalist’s job is to get to the truth, or at least the point. With maps a journalist can help unlock geographic data from spreadsheets, displaying them in easy to interpret visualizations. Maps helps to sum up stories as they unfold at different zoom levels, and brings a bird’s eye view to the story. 360 Journalism attempts to take viewers to exotic, dangerous or newsworthy locations that viewers simply couldn’t reach. This immersive medium of storytelling that allow the viewer a potential to look everywhere in 360, is exciting and terrifying at the same time.

Course Modules

Concept of Geo Jounrnalism, Methodology, Geo-spatial Information Acquisition, Extraction and Analysis, Discovering Google Earth Pro, Google My Maps, Time Lapse
Exploring William Bunge’s Map of Road Accidents, Understanding Disaster Mapping using the Cholera Map of London, Comparing social classes using Charles Booth Poverty Map
Making projection Maps, Marker Map, Arc Map, 3D Region Map, 3D Connections Globe, Animated Survey Map
Concept of 360 Journalism, Immersive Journalism, Computer-generated virtual reality (CG-VR), Engagement and 360 Reporting

Streetview and 360 photos, Making your own 360 Photos, Streetview mobile app, Recommended 360 Cameras, Publishing your 360 Photos

360 Video and Computer-generated virtual reality (CG-VR), Planning your video, VR Cameras & Beginning Production, VR Postproduction & Publishing.

Enrollment

Batch enrollment coming soon. Not available for this course at the moment.
In the case of groups, courses can be customized and a learning timeline drawn to suit the group’s schedule. Group can define the learning time-frame.

The Application Process

Sign Up

Whene you click the 'Apply here' link, you will be shown a form which will ask you a few questions and also collect your details.

Pay Fees

Soon as your response has been received, a link will be sent with which you will make payment for the class fees.

Enrollment

Once your payment is received, we will work with to define what the most suitable timeline for you.

What you will learn

To combine maps, data and traditional story-telling

To access and visualize disaster, environmental and climate-related data

To craft immersive and interactve stories using 360 technology

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