David Poulson

David Poulson is the associate director of Michigan State University’s Knight Center for Environmental journalism where he teaches environmental, investigative, computer-assisted and public affairs reporting to graduate and undergraduate students and organizes workshops for professional journalists. He is also the founder and editor of Great Lakes Echo, a non-profit environmental news service now serving the Great Lakes region. Prior to arriving at MSU in 2003, he was a reporter and editor for 22 years, covering the environment for several news organizations.
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Journalism, the future, and you! (Coursera)

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 [...]
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Effectively delivering the news to your audience (Coursera)

Being a successful journalist is more than hunting down information. How journalists process the information, then put it together, are key steps for news reports. You will learn the process, planning, requirements of how journalists develop their news reports. There are many ways to report news reports, and you [...]
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Gathering and Developing the News (Coursera)

Journalists develop information through interviews and sources. The most successful journalists quickly master these important skill sets. The production of journalism relies on several elements: newsgathering, interviewing sources, researching and trying to find as much information as possible. The course will also teach you how to where to find [...]
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What is news? (Coursera)

This course will guide you through the basic elements of professional journalism and the news values and ethics of covering real-world issues and events. The overview and examples of the types of news coverage helps introduce the different types of journalism, such as social media, multimedia, print, visual and [...]
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