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Activity 1.4 - Creating news alerts

Course: Science Communication Skills for Water Cooperation and Diplomacy
Book: Activity 1.4 - Creating news alerts
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Date: Thursday, 4 June 2020, 3:56 AM

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It will be useful for you to stay on top of what is being said in the media regarding the Nile Basin. To do so, you can set up a news alert which sends you digests of relevant articles:

Activity Instructions  

  1. Open Google alerts
  2. In the dialogue box, enter the key words you want to track. Place a comma after each word; for instance "river, Nile, basin, water."
  3. Click ‘show options’ to select how often you want an alert emailed to you, what sources of news you prefer, preferred language and region.
  4. Finally, click ‘create alert’. You will begin to receive regular news alerts on your chosen topic.