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Become a Journalist: Report the News!

Michigan State University via Coursera Specialization

Overview

This Specialization will develop and enhance your understanding of the global field of journalism. You'll learn best practices and ethical standards for newsgathering processes and compiling a news report through hands-on projects, peer-to-peer feedback, and issue exploration. You will also study journalism's impact on societal issues and trends, plus explore career opportunities in newspapers, magazine, social media, Internet multimedia, television, radio, corporate and community journalism. The final Capstone project will guide you through the journalistic portfolio process, where you will conceptualize, report and complete a professional-quality news report.

Syllabus

Course 1: What is news?
- Offered by Michigan State University. This course will guide you through the basic elements of professional journalism and the news values ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Gathering and Developing the News
- Offered by Michigan State University. Journalists develop information through interviews and sources. The most successful journalists ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Effectively delivering the news to your audience
- Offered by Michigan State University. Being a successful journalist is more than hunting down information. How journalists process the ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Journalism, the future, and you!
- Offered by Michigan State University. You will learn about the career paths that are available in journalism, and what opportunities the ... Enroll for free.

Course 5: Capstone: Create your own professional journalistic portfolio
- Offered by Michigan State University. This is it! It is time for YOU to be the journalist, and practice and display the skills you have ... Enroll for free.

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Taught by

David Poulson, Eric Freedman, Jeremy Steele, Joanne Gerstner, Joe Grimm and Lucinda D. Davenport

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