The Master in Journalistic Investigation, New Narratives, Data, Fact-checking and Transparency from Maldita.es and the Rey Juan Carlos University will begin its first edition on October 25. The URJC rector, Javier Ramos, and the CEO of Maldita.es, Clara Jiménez, will participate in its inauguration. And a debate will be held with all the collaborating media (elDiario.es, Servimedia, Podimo, Prodigious Volcano, The Facto and Dating) on the “new narratives” of Journalism on the different platforms and supports.
The Master’s students will carry out their paid internships for six months in collaborating media and in the French newspaper Sud Ouest. Registration is open until the next 15th. Classes will be face-to-face and at the URJC headquarters in Plaza Manuel Becerra in Madrid. All the complementary information on the program, teaching staff and tuition costs can be obtained through the following link: https://mastermaldita.es/
The URJC, Maldita and the direction of the Master – Antonio Rubio and Manuel Gertrudix – want to promote the creation of the first Spanish “Journalistic Laboratory” since this postgraduate degree. And for this they have closed a series of collaboration agreements with platforms, media, universities, entities, foundations and national and international professional associations to, together, experiment and develop new communication systems and methods.
ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute) It will be the reference platform to promote the development of new journalistic narratives. In turn, students will be able to participate in the project IBERIFIER, an observatory that will analyze disinformation in Spain and Portugal and that is endorsed and funded by the European Commission and led by Professor Ramón Salaverría, professor at the University of Navarra and the Master’s degree.
The Master also has the support of the Michel de Montaigne University (Bordeaux), with its Department of Journalism (IJBA) and with the newspaper Sud Ouest, the Convoca School of Peru (Research and Data) and the IPYS (Venezuela Press and Society Institute).
And its professors include award-winning professionals in each of their specialties. An example is the journalist and director of Investigation of the Univisión network Gerardo Reyes, with two Putlizer awards, two Emmy awards and author of one of the first Investigative Journalism manuals.