Upon successful completion of this course, students are expected to be able to: explain the differences between investigative journalism and other types of journalism; apply the basic knowledge of investigative journalism; recognize news stories that can be developed into investigative journalism; demonstrate proper research in conducting investigative journalism; as well as analyze ethical and legal problems that can occur in investigative journalism.
In this course, students will practice one of the most challenging types of journalism. Therefore, this class will prepare students in how to choose a news story that is worth investigating, conducting proper research, weeding out reliable sources and hoaxes, and at the same time maintaining a good integrity as a responsible journalist.
Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Journalism and Interview Technique
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