RT Online School

RT Online School and RT.COM present:

How to Create Alternative Media for Mass Audience

Five FREE webinars in English from industry pros

Over five free webinars between July 6 and 10, RT.com's top journalists and editors will share the industry secrets that turn ordinary journalism into a unique and in-demand commodity. They'll talk you through how to grab the audience's attention, as well as techniques to draw millions of eyes to your writing and visual content in a crowded field.

Timetable

  • How to get a Hollywood star to tell you something they've never told anyone – Jason O’Toole

    Jason O’Toole, who did his BA in Humanities and MA in Political Communication at Dublin City University, has over 25 years experience in the media.
    Described by various Irish publications as the “best interviewer of his generation”, Jason has worked as a senior feature writer for the Irish Daily Mail/Irish Mail on Sunday, and he was the senior editor of Hot Press, which is a magazine famed for discovering U2 and is often described as the Irish version of ‘Rolling Stones’.
    He has also worked as a columnist with the Irish Sunday Mirror and chief music critic for the Irish Daily Mirror. His journalism has also appeared in many other publications, including Irish Sunday Times, Irish Independent, La Republica, Empire magazine, and even Playboy.
    He is the author of nine books and wrote the biography of former Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Brian Cowen. He has another non-fiction book scheduled for release in 2021 and his first novel is due out in winter 2020. While his first play will be staged next year in Dublin

  • How to report news truthfully while having an opinion about everything – RT.com editors

    Igor Ogorodnev, Editor-in-Chief of RT.com Alexander Bondarenko Senior Features Editor, RT.com

  • How to make a hit out of NOTHING as an editor & writer by adding value - Richard Ellis

    Richard Ellis has been a journalist for 40 years. He’s been a reporter, foreign correspondent and editor for British newspapers and websites, including The Sunday Times and The Telegraph. He was editorial director and publisher of the Telegraph Media Group between 2006-2017, overseeing its transition from a print-first outfit to a multimedia news operation.

  • How to become a loud voice on social media without being a troll – Bryan MacDonald

    Irish journalist based in Russia. Bryan has written for RT since 2014. Before moving east, he worked for The Irish Independent, the Evening Herald, Ireland on Sunday, and The Irish Daily Mail, back in Dublin. He specializes in covering Russia and also proves you are never too young to start - Bryan had his first professional report published aged only 15.

  • Does anyone care about Iran? How to turn complex international news into viral videos that are watched by millions – Simon Offer & Polly Boiko

    Simon is currently the head of RT.com’s content creation department. He has been a radio reporter in Leicester, an output producer for Sky News International, chief-sub editor on the BBC’s flagship domestic breakfast show and launched a separate national breakfast show for Channel 4 in the UK. He spent 9 years in Moscow as an output editor for RT International before becoming the head of the UK section of RT online in London, during which time he started the separate satirical online social media channel ICYMI.
    Polly Boiko is a Senior Editor based in London. She started out in glossy magazines and moved onto radio before landing a job in TV. She spent 6 years as the (mainly) UK (but also a lot of Europe) correspondent for RT International, where she frequently covered breaking news stories and major diplomatic events. She spent so much time in the Calais migrant camp, that she even made a documentary about it. She now works for RT Online, produces video content for RT’s social media channels.

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We will only pass on the personal data described here where necessary for the provision of our service or where otherwise allowed by law. Within the scope of the purposes stated here, personal data are transferred to service providers involved in the provision of our services. In addition to their legal obligation to comply with all data protection regulations, these service providers are bound to additional contractual data-protection requirements. This includes in particular contractual obligations as a processor in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR.

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We will only disclose your data to government authorities within the framework of statutory obligations or as a result of an official order or court decision and only insofar as this is permitted under data protection law.

If necessary for our purposes, we may also transfer your data to recipients outside the EEA. This is the case in particular if we have to transfer this data to recipients in third countries for the purposes of contract performance or due to legal obligations.

We only transfer further personal data to third countries where the recipient has implemented an appropriate level of data protection within the meaning of Art. 45 GDPR or suitable guarantees within the meaning of Art. 46(2) and (3) GDPR and there are no other interests worthy of protection against the data transfer.

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10. Amendment of the Privacy Policy

New legal requirements, business decisions or technical developments may require changes to our privacy policy. The privacy policy will then be adapted accordingly. You can always find the latest version on our website.