JRN 130 In-Depth Social Issue Reporting

This course will look at the critical role that reporting plays in democratic societies, giving a voice to groups and individuals whose stories have gone unheard. Topics will include the skills and techniques associated with social issue reporting, the differences between this and traditional news reporting, how to create involvement with community issues, embedding and campaign journalism. The course will also cover the ethics and professionalism required for the reporting of social issues.