Data journalism

Google Search for Journalists


About this course

A lot of times we have the tendency to put a small sentence or a small paragraph into the Google search bar, cross our fingers and hope for the best. But there are better ways to use Google Search in order to get a more professional experience.

In this course, you will learn:

  • Some helpful tips and tricks to get the most from your Search experience and on the project at hand, and spend less time searching for what you’re looking for.
  • What a knowledge graph is.
  • About a product called Google Public Data which is a fantastic resource to find data sets online.
  • About a feature called Google Now
  • Advanced image search

In a nutshell

Skill level

Beginner

Duration

41 min

Subtitles

English

Students enrolled

N/A

Course introduction


Meet your instructor: Nicholas Whitaker


Who is the target audience?

This course is suitable for anyone doing research online.

What you’ll learn

  • Some helpful tips and tricks to get the most from your Search experience and on the project at hand, and spend less time searching for what you’re looking for.
  • What a knowledge graph is.
  • About a product called Google Public Data which is a fantastic resource to find data sets online.
  • About a feature called Google Now
  • Advanced image search

Course content

Nicholas Whitaker

Strategic Partner Lead - News & Local Media

I tutor: Data journalism

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