You are about to learn the fundamental qualities of news.
We’ll give you readings, examples, games and exercises to help you develop the mindset to begin reporting and writing the news. We hope this course sparks your interest in learning more about the craft of newswriting and the world of journalism past, present and future.
What Will I Learn:
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
- Judge the newsworthiness of stories
- Verify facts using multiple sources
- Clarify information for yourself, readers and viewers
- Build a strong foundation for any news story
Who Should Take this Course: Anyone who wants to understand the building blocks of the news and how journalists use these building blocks.
Requirements: For this course you will need to have at least version 7.0 of the Flash plugin installed.
Instructor: Mary Ann Hogan