On 16, 17, 23, and 24 November 2019, we ran our 4-day Writing News for Digital Media course which taught journalists how to explain the news using new techniques. This course was taught by S. Vicknesan, editor of Malaysiakini.

In today’s climate of constant rolling news through various media platforms, it is important to seek out news stories that are both relevant and interesting to a reader. From writing what is vital and attention-grabbing to drawing out details from a reluctant source and developing research techniques, this course helps to sharpen our participants’ skills to become an influential digital writer.