Cutting-Edge Journalism Education
Welcome to Bly School of Journalism, the independent journalism school for tomorrow's journalists!
Learn all workplace-ready skills you need to work as a professional journalist in one specific field. Learn from our international, world-class, award-winning faculty who worked for notable papers as well as TV and radio stations and who attended and taught at top-pier journalism schools around the globe.
Enjoy the latest online learning experience. Earn your ISCED level 4 Certificate of Proficiency in Journalism in six to twelve months, completely online.
Online Certificate Courses in Journalism
Award Winning, International, World-Class Faculty
ABC News Radio, ABC Television, Adventure Magazine (NZ), Austin American-Statesman, The Australian, Australian Geographic, BBC Television, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Boston Globe, Conde Nast, The Commercial Appeal, Daily News, The Daily Beast, The Daily Sentinal, Daytona Beach-News Journal, Esquire, Fayetteville Observer, Fox News Channel, Futuresco, Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN), Gourmet Traveller, GQ, Great Walks, The Guardian (UK), The Guardian (Nigeria), Haymarket, Home Beautiful, House Beautiful, Insight Guides, Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE), KEYE, Knight Foundation, KRO, KVUE, Lonely Planet, Los Angeles Times, Luxembourg Leaks Project (ICIJ), The Moscow Times, National Geographic, The New York Times, New Yorker, Newsweek, Nieman Reports, Nightline, ONA Austin, Online Journalism Blog, Orlando Sentinel, Outback Magazine, Palm Beach Post, People, Philadelphia Inquirer, Politico, Poynter Institute, Rolling Stone, RTL, Russia Journal, Salon, SABC, Sanctuary Magazine, SBS, Scotland on Sunday, Smithsonian, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sunday Independent, Sunday Night, Sunday Times (SA), The Sydney Morning Herald, Texas Monthly, The Texas Observer, Travel + Leisure Golf, UCB, United Press International, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, Vacations & Travel Magazine, The Washington Post, WCBS, Wired, WLVI, etc.
When the concept of networked journalism was in its infancy, it was thought by many to be journalism’s salvation from the flailing commercial media system. As networked journalism has evolved from an academic concept to an undeniable reality, it has certainly changed the face of journalism, but that’s not to say that this brave new…Read More
Long-Form Journalism makes a surprising comeback. In today’s world of digital communication, we have adopted a short-hand writing style. Facebook acronyms like BFF and LOL are common substitutes for complete phrases. Twitter messages are limited to 140 characters. The vast majority of articles published on the web range from only 500 to 700 words in…Read More
Solutions journalism is a new genre of journalism. According to SolutionsJournalism.org, it’s defined as a rigorous, compelling way of reporting about responses to social issues. Solutions journalism looks into and clearly explains how people are working towards solutions for social problems. In addition to reporting about what tactics are working, solutions journalism also reports how…Read More
Most people have already experienced digital storytelling in one form or another. Digital storytelling is a multimedia approach to storytelling which uses narrative, music, pictures and/or video which are put together in a sequence to relate an experience or idea. It combines traditional elements of the oral and literary tradition while integrating current digital technologies…Read More
“Crowdsourcing”, which is a portmanteau of the words “crowd” and “outsourcing”, refers to obtaining ideas, content, or funds (the latter of which is known as “crowdfunding”) by requesting contributions from large group of people, often from an online community. Crowdsourcing has a lot of practical applications, including astronomy, project funding, agriculture, gene research, and especially…Read More
The phenomenal rise of online journalism has led to a marked decrease in circulation and advertising revenues of traditional print media. As a result, a number of newspapers and magazines have even been forced to declare bankruptcy. As journalism is a vital component of a democratic society, traditional print media outlets continue to search for…Read More
Curation in journalism is a gathering of articles or content together, then publication of that content within one primary resource for readers. Curation involves three main steps: Collection of potential content from different writers, creative talents and resources, such as online materials or journalists in the field Analysis of the content to determine most ethical…Read More
In today’s digital world information is passed around quickly, with everyone trying to beat the competition to the finish line and report the incident first. Readers also fall into this trap, finding a snippet of information on any given news incident and then quickly moving on to the next. In the midst of all this…Read More
The phrase “Just the facts, please,” or some variation on it appears in countless film noir and mystery stories. It’s a call by the detective for the witness to present only circumstantial facts, not adding any personal bias or opinion to the testimony. While that works for fiction, it may not be so cut-and-dried in…Read More
Make no question: There’s a lot of hype on the subject of augmented reality—especially when it comes to video games and other forms of user-driven entertainment. In order to assess the risks associated with augmented reality, it’s key to first have a working understanding with the core principles of the concept. Augmented reality—abbreviated shorthand to…Read More