The course on digital newsroom management is to acquaint students with the technological tools that run makes digital journalism happen.
The challenge for any student when they get to the digital newsroom is to be useful at the earliest. Often the minor differences in the way the technology works or the cultural quirks of the place are daunting for a new entrant, but if it is compensated by a better grip on the tools of the trade, a new hire can be confident of her productive immediately.
Some of the tools that a digital newsrooms typically use are a Content Management System, Google Analytics, a SEO tool, Social Media posting tools and so on.
These can be considered to belong to Content Acquisition, Content Processing, Content Distribution and Measurement.