Introduction to Journalism
Journalists are so much more than people who write articles. They’re the fabric of our society – holding a crucial role that tells stories of the every-man, holds those in power accountable and uncovers the deep dark secrets of society.
With words as their superpower, journalists investigate the unknown and share their findings with the general population – ensuring that our fathers, brothers, mothers, sisters and friends are informed about the issues taking place in society today.
Study a degree in journalism, and you’ll join a league of individuals committed to communication.
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What will I learn in a journalism degree?
Study a journalism course online, and you’ll learn:
- How to identify what’s “newsworthy” and what's not: Gain a sense of what's worth reporting on. You'll develop a nose for news through consuming journalism in preparation for creating your own.
- How to research and plan news stories: Understand what happens behind the scenes of a story. Learn what it takes to find information and structure your piece.
- Techniques for interviewing subjects and telling their stories: Getting information from people takes a lot more than asking a question. Discover how to build trust with those you report on.
- Skills to create stories in print, broadcast and online media: From using online publishing systems, to creating sound files, you'll learn it all.
- The power, and danger, of social media in journalism: Social media has created a new era of news. Discover how you can harness it for to deliver trusted information.
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