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Journalism, the future, and you!

Michigan State University via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Humanities
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Start Date
  • Duration 5 weeks long

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You will learn about the career paths that are available in journalism, and what opportunities the skill sets of a journalist can offer in other fields. You will explore areas such as being an international correspondent, self-publishing in journalism, as well as how to freelance in the field. You will be empowered to develop your own path in journalism, from being an active and informed consumer, to being a journalist.

The worlds of business, communications, politics, education and marketing all utilize elements of journalism. This course also examines how to keep the trust of audiences through ethical, and responsible, journalistic practices. Sometimes, journalists need to be aware of their own safety. We will intelligently discuss how journalists around the world handle pressure, threats and other dangers while doing their jobs.

Journalism - and journalists - are agents of change. Are you ready to become one too?

Taught by

Eric Freedman, Jeremy Steele, Joe Grimm, Joanne Gerstner, Lucinda D. Davenport and David Poulson

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