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Diploma in Journalism

Learn the roles and responsibilities of a professional online or offline journalist with this free journalism course.

Publisher: Advance Learning
This free online journalism course will boost your career and help give you the edge over your competition. The course will guide you through the ethical responsibilities and public duties of journalists, how to use facts and opinions to write quality articles, and how to avoid conflicts of interest. It also covers some really helpful information like how to become a journalist and the daily routine of a reporter.
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    10-15 Hours
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This journalism course will first teach you about the main types of journalists along with their roles and responsibilities in a newsroom. It will then discuss the main criteria for a news story and how to manage a journalistic workflows. The course will then go through the digital challenges journalists face and will describe digital security principles. It will also explain the use of data in journalism and the responsibilities of a free press in a free society.

Next, you will learn about the rights that are essential in order for journalists to do their jobs well. You will also study the journalism code of ethics, and will be given a strong understanding of how journalism enhances civil society. You will then be shown how to produce investigative journalism to international standards. The history of newspapers and the development of magazines will also be covered, and you will also learn about the impact of the internet and citizen journalists on the news and public debate.

This free course aims to make it easy to learn how to write editorials and feature news stories using idea generation, objectivity, angles, key points, and structure. These lessons will be of great benefit to media professionals, and to any student who would like to learn more about the skills required for working as a professional journalist. So, check out the course today, and bring your journalistic skills to the next level.

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