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Bob Woodward Teaches Investigative Journalism

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Overview

Teaches Investigative Journalism

Bob Woodward was just 29 when he changed a nation. His Watergate reporting with Carl Bernstein helped expose the corruption of the Nixon presidency. Two Pulitzer Prizes and nineteen best-selling books later, the legendary journalist is teaching his first-ever online class for anyone who wants to find the truth. Learn to investigate a story, interview sources, and understand how the news is written. The next history-making story might be yours.

Syllabus

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1. Introduction
2. Guiding Principles
3. Finding the Story
4. Students Dig Into Woodward's Interview With Trump
5. How to Approach In-Depth Reporting
6. The Reporting Challenges of Watergate
7. Hunting Down the Documents
8. Finding Sources
9. Developing Sources
10. How Watergate's Mark Felt Became Deep Throat
11. Building Trust With Sources
12. Growing Your Roster of Sources
13. Students Critique Woodward's Interview With Obama
14. Penetrating the CIA - Building a Relationship With Bill Casey
15. Preparing for the Interview
16. Conducting the Interview
17. Navigating Interview Challenges
18. Lessons From Editors
19. Developing the Theory of the Case
20. Writing the Story
21. Polishing the Story
22. Publishing Secrets
23. Learning From Mistakes
24. The State of Journalism

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