(6 students)

This course includes:

  • list-favs7 hours, 54 minutes
  • list-favsCPD Accreditation
  • list-favs17 units
  • list-favsFull lifetime access
  • list-favsAccess on mobile and TV
  • list-favsCertificate of completion
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Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the principles of journalism and its historical development.
  • Develop effective interviewing skills and techniques.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in news writing, production, and reporting for various media platforms.
  • Gain knowledge of media regulatory bodies and journalism laws.
  • Analyse and apply ethical practices in journalism.
  • Identify and report on niche topics and produce compelling feature stories.
  • Prepare for a career in journalism and related fields.

Course Overview:

This Journalism course covers the fundamentals of the field, from its history and development to news writing, production, and reporting for various media platforms. Learners will gain essential mastery in interviewing, writing, and reporting and understand the role of regulatory bodies and legal considerations in the field. Learners who focus on ethics and niche journalism will learn to analyse and report on complex topics and produce compelling feature stories. 

Whether you’re interested in pursuing a career in journalism or want to develop your wisdom and techniques in this exciting field, this course is perfect for you.

Course Benefits:

This course offers a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of journalism, preparing students for careers in the field. Learners will develop aptitudes in interviewing, news writing, and reporting for various media platforms while gaining knowledge of media regulatory bodies and journalism laws. The course also emphasises the importance of ethical practices and provides insights into niche journalism, allowing learners to analyse and report on complex topics and produce compelling feature stories. 

Upon completing the course, learners will be equipped with the tools and knowledge to succeed in journalism and related fields.

Career Path:

  • Journalist – Conducts interviews, investigates, and writes stories for print, broadcast, or digital media.
  • Editor – Edits and proofreads written content to ensure accuracy, clarity, and coherence.
  • Photojournalist – Captures images and videos to accompany news stories for print, broadcast, or digital media.
  • News Anchor – Presents news stories on television or radio broadcasts.
  • Social Media Manager – Manages social media accounts for media organisations, creating and curating content to engage audiences.
  • Public Relations Specialist – Develops and implements communication strategies to promote organisations or individuals.

Course content

  • video Module 01: Introduction and Principles of Journalism
  • video Module 02: History and Development of Journalism
  • video Module 03: Interviewing
  • video Module 04: Newspaper Journalism
  • video Module 05: News Writing, Production and Reporting
  • video Module 06: Television Journalism
  • video Module 07: Radio Journalism
  • video Module 08: Media Regulatory Bodies
  • video Module 09: Writing Skills for Journalists
  • video Module 10: Journalism law
  • video Module 11: Defamation
  • video Module 12: Journalism Ethics
  • video Module 13: Health and Safety for Journalists
  • video Module 14: Niche Journalism
  • video Module 15: Tips on Writing a Good Feature Story
  • video Module 16: Online and Freelance Journalism
  • video Module 17: Becoming a Journalist

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