This course aims to help newsrooms establish an easy-to-follow protocol that aims to help prevent the toll online abuse can take on journalists and defend the news outlet against smear campaigns.
Session 1 | Building an effective protocol: initial steps
Why should newsrooms have a protocol to deal with online abuse and harassment? What does abuse look like?Watch lesson
Session 2 | Prevention: putting systems in place to minimise impact
Newsrooms cannot entirely prevent online attacks. However, they can make them less likely, and they can minimise the harm when they do occur.Watch lesson
Session 4 | Blueprint: putting the protocol into practice
This final session will focus on implementing the protocol designed through the previous sessions.Watch lesson