MediaNumeric Academy




Program Summary

Develop crucial data-driven skills in content, journalism and storytelling.

The MediaNumeric Academy offers a comprehensive online course to students, young professionals or anyone interested in the field of data-driven journalism, creative storytelling and fact-checking.

A quick run through the course shouldn’t take you more 9 hours

About this Program

The future of content creation is data-driven, and the MediaNumeric Academy is here to equip you with the necessary skills. The course provides a cutting edge perspective on the most urgent topics in the context of using big data for factual storytelling, content creation and media production.

The MediaNumeric Academy is a comprehensive online course that will introduce you to the world of data-driven journalism, creative storytelling and fact-checking by exploring the latest developments and tools in the field. In this course, you will learn about the interplay between archival data and storytelling, data literacy, why working with data is crucial in the digital age, and much more.

The course is 100% free. Completing one module within the basic scope of the course will take you no more than 3 hours. However, you can deepen your knowledge with additional materials. You can complete the entire course at your own pace. Your progress is saved on your account, so you can revisit it at any time.

After watching all the materials and completing all the tasks, you can download a personalised certificate, which you can proudly showcase on your social media or in your professional environment.

The online course consists of three modules that address the most crucial skills needed to master data gathering, analysis and storytelling.

Structure of the Program


  • Introduction
  • Module I: Search & Exploration
  • Module II: Storytelling with Data
  • Module III: Tracking & Debunking Misinformation


Each of the modules is subdivided into smaller thematic blocks. Within each of them, you will find video recordings and accompanying exercises. You can navigate between them using the side menu or the “previous” and “next” buttons located beneath each piece of content.


9 Hours

Method: Online asynchronous

Certificate: Digital

Price: Free

Promoters:  MediaNumeric Academy

Requirements: Mandatory registration

Courses included in this program

Program Directors

MediaNumeric Academy

The MediaNumeric training programme and the Academy are co-funded by the European Commission under grant agreement No. 621610-EPP-1-2020-1-NL-EPPKA2-KA.
MediaNumeric was funded from the Erasmus + program of the European Union and runs from January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2023. Academy Partners:
AFP; Centrum Cyfrowe; INA - Institut national de l'audiovisuel ; EUscreen; Inholland University of applied sciences; Sound Vision; Storytek Innovation & Venture Studio; SWPS University