Certificate Course in Citizen Journalism

Topics for discussion in the Citizen Journalism course.

  1. Definition of News

Definition and qualification of news, news sources, verification and attribution

  1. Structured Writing

How to present the story, inverted pyramid, leads

  1. Interviews

How to conduct interviews,

  1. Effective presentation of a story

How long should the story be, writing style, editing one’s work and giving headline

  1. Opinion Writing

How to write opinion pieces

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