GUWAHATI: In order to provide digital investigative skills to media persons, media educators and students of journalism, a daylong workshop on Fundamentals of Research, Investigative and Data Journalism was conducted by the Department of Mass Communication, Assam Don Bosco University at Tapesia Campus.
The workshop was conducted by Google Teaching Fellow Geetiga Rustagi. This training is a part of Pan-India Training for journalists, media educators and journalism students conducted by Google News Initiative India Training Network across India. Currently, this training is being conducted across Indian cities.
Some of the topics of the training included Fundamentals of Digital Investigation, Data Journalism, YouTube Live Streaming, Google Trends, Google My Maps, Digital News Gathering, Data Visualization Tools, and Emerging Trends in Data Journalism, Digital Security and Safety and Career opportunities in Data Journalism.
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