Alison

Diploma in Journalism

Delivered online

Organisation:
Alison
Level:
Qualification:
Duration:
10-15 hours
Cost:
Free

Course description

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.

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the different types of journalist
  • Define the main criteria for a news story
  • Describe the different workflow’s, roles and responsibilities in a newsroom
  • Explain the digital challenges facing journalists
  • Describe digital security principles
  • Explain the use of data in journalism
  • Explain the responsibilities of a free press in a free society
  • Describe what rights are essential in order for journalists to do their jobs
  • Explain the ethics of journalism
  • Explain how journalism enhances civil society
  • Explain how to produce investigative journalism to international standards
  • Describe the development and evolution of print media
  • List the different types of editor