jrn320 | undergraduate
Research For Journalism
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Journalistic Use of Research in the Convergent Media Landscape
- Organize the research to support storytelling.
- Prepare a journalistic story for publication.
- Evaluate storytelling for the credibility of the sources, accuracy of the information, and ethical practices used in research.
- Assemble required research to meet journalistic goals.
- Describe the various research methods used in journalism.
- Compare and contrast journalistic research to research methods used in the field of communication.
- Apply primary and secondary research to storytelling.
- Define the characteristic of credible sources.
- Evaluate the sources to determine credibility.
- Compare and contrast credible versus inaccurate sources of information.
- Apply credible sources to storytelling.
- Assemble information to strengthen and support reportable deliverables.
- Analyze information to judge accuracy.
- Develop strategies to report accurately based on gathered data, audience, and media.
- Apply accurate information to storytelling.
Ethical Practices in Research
- Define the role of ethics in journalism.
- Describe how the value system of the journalist can influence the storytelling.
- Analyze ethical practices in storytelling.
- Apply ethical practices in research for storytelling.
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