Week 1: Earning and keeping trust
Week 2: Types of sources
Week 3: Interviewing
Week 4: Tools for finding sourcing
Gathering and Developing the News is course 2 of 5 in the Become a Journalist: Report the News! Specialization.
This Specialization will develop and enhance your understanding of the global field of journalism. You'll learn best practices and ethical standards for newsgathering processes and compiling a news report through hands-on projects, peer-to-peer feedback, and issue exploration. You will also study journalism's impact on societal issues and trends, plus explore career opportunities in newspapers, magazine, social media, Internet multimedia, television, radio, corporate and community journalism. The final Capstone project will guide you through the journalistic portfolio process, where you will conceptualize, report and complete a professional-quality news report.