Compulsory Courses

English News Gathering and Writing I
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English News Gathering and Writing I

Objectives:
This course aims to provide the background knowledge essential to accurate and informed reporting and writing, introduce basic journalistic principles, and to build fundamental reporting and writing skills. By the end of the course, you can expect to have a good grasp of the fundamental issues and methods of gathering news & writing news stories. You will also have the opportunity to improve your English-language writing skills in order to convey facts in straightforward and understandable ways.

Contents:
1. The Culture and History of English-language News
2. Reporting and Writing: ideas
3. News Writing: basics
4. Story Structure
5. Features and long story
6. Using Background
7. Using Sources
8. Interview Skills

Credit(s): 2

Prerequisite
: None




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