Our e-learning resources are part of the support we are providing to journalists, editors, media professionals and managers in the countries of the European Neighbourhood.
Browse below for the Webinars (extracts of past live sessions, language specific and under one hour long) and scroll down to see the catalogue of our Online Courses (self paced and available in English, French, Arabic and Russian).
The OPEN Media Hub Online Webinars
Financial sustainability and content monetisation (EN)
Presentation by US Media Expert Olga Kyle of various media finance models : advertising revenue, subscriptions, donations… and explanation about the challenges US media face in the era of coronavirus and how to overcome them.
Media management master class by Veselin Vackov (EN)
This presentation by Veselin Vachkov’s on media management complets the online course on media management by OMH.
Media management Print in Arabic by Abubakr Jamai (AR & EN)
Through this presentation you will get informations in Arabic and English about media management : state of media today, strategies of survival…
Media management Print in Arabic by Abubakr Jamai
Webinar: How can I use Google Earth to verify information? by Asma Al Abidi (AR)
How do we make sure the information published on the Internet is correct? How to check the contexte of an image posted on social media? The Open Media Center organized a webinar on verifying information for Arabic-speaking journalists.
Webinar 3: How to cover climate issue? (AR)
Rim Mathlouthi, French-Tunisian journalist and president of the Tunisian association of Permaculture share tips for covering climate issue.
Webinar 4 : Reporting on migration during the Covid-19 crisis (AR)
Three alumni from the Migration Media Award are sharing their experience about report on migration during the Covid-19 crisis.
Webinar 4 : Reporting on migration during the Covid-19 crisis (AR) – Report
Three alumni from the Migration Media Award are sharing their experience about report on migration during the Covid-19 crisis. The journalism student Yasmine Obahi wrote a report on what was shared.
Webinar 5 | Reporting on migration during the Covid-19 crisis (AR)
By popular demande a second webinarr on Reporting on migration was hold by the OMH arabic team, with three more alumnis of the Migration Media Award.
Webinar 7 | Photojournalism: Ethics and Challenges of Working in Crises (AR)
What is Photojournalism? What are the ethics of photojournalism, especially during crises, and what are the challenges that photojournalists face, especially in our Arab world?
Innovation: how to do it? (RU)
Innovation: how to do it. New trends in journalistic storytelling. Multimedia materielas for the Social Media platforms : formats ans tools. Trainer: Zoya Charles and Alexander Grigorian.
The basics of video filming with mobile device (RU)
How to use your smartphone to gather multimedia content, including video: kit, apps, techniques. Trainer : Alexander Grigorian
Innovative post-production techniques (RU)
Innovative post-production techniques: mobile phone editing apps for Android ans Iphones, Apps for creating simple graphics, titles and data charts. Trainer : Alexander Grigorian
Comprehensive guide to Podcasts: what you need to know (RU)
A hands-on webinar on how to launch your podcast, with practical tips and examples. Trainers : Zoya Charles and Viktorija Quartly. Language : Russian
Launching your YouTube channel: how to grow and retain the audience (EN)
Learn how to develop a YouTube channel strategy, and work with YouTube metadata and algorithms. Find the best practices and marketing and advertising research on how to create optimal ‘unskippable’ YouTube video content. Trainer: Olga Kyle
The OPEN Media Hub Online Training Courses
We offer online courses in media management, in content production, in covering the EU and specialised beat reporting courses such as reporting on migration and energy.
All courses are provided free of charge, permanently open and bring Certificates to user who successfully complete them.
|Reporting on Covid-19: Safety
Journalists learn how to ensure their safety, and those of the people they work with and meet, when covering a pandemic.
|Covering COVID-19 – Content Creation
Avoiding sensationalism and ensuring coverage of the coronavirus pandemic includes context and balance.
|Reporting on Covid-19: Verification
Understanding how to critically analyse information and combat the spread of fake news.
|Maximising Print and online Revenue
Learn from the best in using diverse sources of revenue to help make your media a profitable business.
|Digital Media: Audience Engagement
Learn how to analyse and grow on-site and off-site audiences, conduct deep dives and increase your engagement rates.
|The Principles of Media Company Management
Effective management tools for small and medium-sized media companies.
|Business planning for small media companies
Writing realistic business plans that will help make your media a successful and sustainable company.
|Digital Transition in the Newsroom
Design and manage the successful switch to digital in your newsroom.
|Identify and Debunk Disinformation
Learn from the leading experience of AFP Fact checkers
|Professional Production Checklist
Learn the basics of video production, of working with digital video cameras and about the accessories needed to deliver professional video.
|Camerawork and editing
Master the major skills of shooting and editing on the most popular editing software and get tips on visual storytelling.
|Online media production
Master the essentials of online media: blogs, CMS, online layout; writing for the Web; visual elements, interactive images; text for social media; and cool tools and apps.
|Innovation in storytelling
Learn how to tell a story with “Square video”, self-authored human stories, video made from photos, 360* videos “Texting” and Gifs.
|Refining the edit
Learn the tricks and tools to minimise video and audio problems in a easy and efficient manner.
|How does the European Union Work?
The EU does not function like a nation state, so what do the Council, the Commission and Parliament do? And how do they decide on policies? Learn it from an insider.
|How to report on Europe?
Learn where to get your information about the EU and which door to knock at to be the first to know and report on it from a pro who’s done it for years.
|Reporting on EU Foreign Policy
Making joint decisions about foreign policy is one of the most complicated processes in the EU. Decode it and get practical tips on its coverage from someone who really knows it all.
|Reporting on Migration
Find out about the challenges, learn from the best practice and avoid pitfalls in this controversial hot journalism beat.
|Reporting on Energy
Everything a reporter needs to know about energy: energy security, energy supply routes; EU rules and how to get to the sources you need to cover it all professionally.