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Specialist Topics

Whether you're covering a story about the environment, or you want to learn more about how journalists are using machine learning - take a short specialist course written with the help of industry experts.
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    5 minutes Beginner
    Covering politics with Google Trends
    In this module, we will look at ways to use Google Trends to analyse searches specifically related to politics.
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    5 minutes Beginner
    Visualising elections
    Bring elections to life with interactive visualisations
  • GO801_GNI_DataGIF_Title_Card.jpg
    5 minutes Beginner
    Google Data GIF Maker
    Visualise data comparisons in minutes.
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    5 minutes Beginner
    Election visualisations linked to Google Sheets
    Keep your election visualisations live by linking them to Google sheets
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    5 minutes Beginner
    Protect your election coverage
    In this module, we will look at tools to protect and secure your election coverage
  • GO801_GNI_ProjectShield_Title_Card.jpg
    15 minutes Beginner
    Project Shield: Defend against digital censorship.
    A free tool to protect your site from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Covering politics with Google Trends
    In this module, we will look at ways to use Google Trends to analyse searches specifically related to politics.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Visualising elections
    Bring elections to life with interactive visualisations
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Google Data GIF Maker
    Visualise data comparisons in minutes.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Election visualisations linked to Google Sheets
    Keep your election visualisations live by linking them to Google sheets
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Protect your election coverage
    In this module, we will look at tools to protect and secure your election coverage
  • 15 minutes Beginner
    Project Shield: Defend against digital censorship.
    A free tool to protect your site from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.
  • Google_Earth_Timelapse_Lesson_Overview_4Z1Q7X9.png
    5 minutes Beginner
    Google Earth Timelapse: Observing change
    Observe how the earth has changed over the course of the last 35 years.
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    5 minutes Beginner
    Data Source: Global Forest Watch.
    Deforestation data and monitoring tools.
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    5 minutes Beginner
    Global Fishing Watch: Monitor fishing fleets and vessels
    A guide to using Global Fishing Watch’s mapping tool to track global fishing activity.
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    5 minutes Beginner
    Introduction to Google Earth Engine
    Use a multi-petabyte library of satellite imagery and data to detect changes, map trends, and quantify differences on the Earth's surface
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Google Earth Timelapse: Observing change
    Observe how the earth has changed over the course of the last 35 years.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Data Source: Global Forest Watch.
    Deforestation data and monitoring tools.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Global Fishing Watch: Monitor fishing fleets and vessels
    A guide to using Global Fishing Watch’s mapping tool to track global fishing activity.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Introduction to Google Earth Engine
    Use a multi-petabyte library of satellite imagery and data to detect changes, map trends, and quantify differences on the Earth's surface
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    5 minutes Beginner
    Voice Typing: Transcribe audio using Google Docs
    A quick and easy way to convert audio to text.
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    5 minutes Beginner
    Pinpoint: A research tool for journalists
    Explore and analyze thousands of documents with Google's research tool, Pinpoint.
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    5 minutes Beginner
    Verification: Advanced Reverse Image Search
    How to separate genuine eyewitness accounts from misattributed content.
  • GO801_GNI_ChromePluginsExt_TitleCard.jpg
    15 minutes Beginner
    Verification: Chrome Plugins and Extensions
    How to speed up the verification process using Google Chrome.
  • GO801_GNI_PinpointEyewitenessLocations_TitleCard.jpg
    5 minutes Beginner
    Google Earth: Pinpoint eyewitness locations.
    Find out where a photo was taken and when it was uploaded.
  • GO801_GNI_GoogleEarthPro_TitleCard.jpg
    15 minutes Beginner
    Google Historical Imagery: Google Earth Pro, Maps and Timelapse
    Find out where a photo was taken and when it was uploaded.
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    5 minutes Beginner
    Public Data Explorer: Access a world of data.
    Use high-quality data sets to create compelling visuals.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Voice Typing: Transcribe audio using Google Docs
    A quick and easy way to convert audio to text.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Pinpoint: A research tool for journalists
    Explore and analyze thousands of documents with Google's research tool, Pinpoint.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Verification: Advanced Reverse Image Search
    How to separate genuine eyewitness accounts from misattributed content.
  • 15 minutes Beginner
    Verification: Chrome Plugins and Extensions
    How to speed up the verification process using Google Chrome.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Google Earth: Pinpoint eyewitness locations.
    Find out where a photo was taken and when it was uploaded.
  • 15 minutes Beginner
    Google Historical Imagery: Google Earth Pro, Maps and Timelapse
    Find out where a photo was taken and when it was uploaded.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Public Data Explorer: Access a world of data.
    Use high-quality data sets to create compelling visuals.
  • image27_1_m4XKLu5.png
    5 minutes Beginner
    Covering politics with Google Trends
    In this module, we will look at ways to use Google Trends to analyse searches specifically related to politics.
  • image33_3.png
    5 minutes Beginner
    Visualising elections
    Bring elections to life with interactive visualisations
  • GO801_GNI_DataGIF_Title_Card.jpg
    5 minutes Beginner
    Google Data GIF Maker
    Visualise data comparisons in minutes.
  • image17_1.png
    5 minutes Beginner
    Election visualisations linked to Google Sheets
    Keep your election visualisations live by linking them to Google sheets
  • image47_1.png
    5 minutes Beginner
    Protect your election coverage
    In this module, we will look at tools to protect and secure your election coverage
  • GO801_GNI_ProjectShield_Title_Card.jpg
    15 minutes Beginner
    Project Shield: Defend against digital censorship.
    A free tool to protect your site from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Covering politics with Google Trends
    In this module, we will look at ways to use Google Trends to analyse searches specifically related to politics.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Visualising elections
    Bring elections to life with interactive visualisations
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Google Data GIF Maker
    Visualise data comparisons in minutes.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Election visualisations linked to Google Sheets
    Keep your election visualisations live by linking them to Google sheets
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Protect your election coverage
    In this module, we will look at tools to protect and secure your election coverage
  • 15 minutes Beginner
    Project Shield: Defend against digital censorship.
    A free tool to protect your site from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.
  • Google_Earth_Timelapse_Lesson_Overview_4Z1Q7X9.png
    5 minutes Beginner
    Google Earth Timelapse: Observing change
    Observe how the earth has changed over the course of the last 35 years.
  • GO801_GNI_GlobalForestWatchTitle-Card.jpg
    5 minutes Beginner
    Data Source: Global Forest Watch.
    Deforestation data and monitoring tools.
  • Global_Fishing_Watch_Lesson_Overview_V8ig3hM.png
    5 minutes Beginner
    Global Fishing Watch: Monitor fishing fleets and vessels
    A guide to using Global Fishing Watch’s mapping tool to track global fishing activity.
  • Introduction_to_Google_Earth_Engine_Lesson_Overview_jLofKXp.png
    5 minutes Beginner
    Introduction to Google Earth Engine
    Use a multi-petabyte library of satellite imagery and data to detect changes, map trends, and quantify differences on the Earth's surface
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Google Earth Timelapse: Observing change
    Observe how the earth has changed over the course of the last 35 years.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Data Source: Global Forest Watch.
    Deforestation data and monitoring tools.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Global Fishing Watch: Monitor fishing fleets and vessels
    A guide to using Global Fishing Watch’s mapping tool to track global fishing activity.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Introduction to Google Earth Engine
    Use a multi-petabyte library of satellite imagery and data to detect changes, map trends, and quantify differences on the Earth's surface
  • Screen_Shot_2019-08-29_at_9.36.29_PM.png
    5 minutes Beginner
    Voice Typing: Transcribe audio using Google Docs
    A quick and easy way to convert audio to text.
  • Pinpoint.png
    5 minutes Beginner
    Pinpoint: A research tool for journalists
    Explore and analyze thousands of documents with Google's research tool, Pinpoint.
  • GO801_GNI_AdvancedReverseImageSearch_TitleCard.jpg
    5 minutes Beginner
    Verification: Advanced Reverse Image Search
    How to separate genuine eyewitness accounts from misattributed content.
  • GO801_GNI_ChromePluginsExt_TitleCard.jpg
    15 minutes Beginner
    Verification: Chrome Plugins and Extensions
    How to speed up the verification process using Google Chrome.
  • GO801_GNI_PinpointEyewitenessLocations_TitleCard.jpg
    5 minutes Beginner
    Google Earth: Pinpoint eyewitness locations.
    Find out where a photo was taken and when it was uploaded.
  • GO801_GNI_GoogleEarthPro_TitleCard.jpg
    15 minutes Beginner
    Google Historical Imagery: Google Earth Pro, Maps and Timelapse
    Find out where a photo was taken and when it was uploaded.
  • GO801_GNI_AccessWorldData_TitleCard_yOTrxyr.jpg
    5 minutes Beginner
    Public Data Explorer: Access a world of data.
    Use high-quality data sets to create compelling visuals.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Voice Typing: Transcribe audio using Google Docs
    A quick and easy way to convert audio to text.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Pinpoint: A research tool for journalists
    Explore and analyze thousands of documents with Google's research tool, Pinpoint.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Verification: Advanced Reverse Image Search
    How to separate genuine eyewitness accounts from misattributed content.
  • 15 minutes Beginner
    Verification: Chrome Plugins and Extensions
    How to speed up the verification process using Google Chrome.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Google Earth: Pinpoint eyewitness locations.
    Find out where a photo was taken and when it was uploaded.
  • 15 minutes Beginner
    Google Historical Imagery: Google Earth Pro, Maps and Timelapse
    Find out where a photo was taken and when it was uploaded.
  • 5 minutes Beginner
    Public Data Explorer: Access a world of data.
    Use high-quality data sets to create compelling visuals.