Course Delivery

This course will be presented with both synchronous and asynchronous elements. Check the lecture times and consult the School of Journalism for more information.

This course will focus on the essential skills journalists need to produce fair, balanced and accurate stories. It will include methods of finding facts and sources, digging below the surface and analyzing the evidence. There will be special emphasis on interviewing. Students will learn how to find and use information tucked away in court, business and property records as well as in libraries and on the Internet. There will be instruction on using Freedom of Information laws to get access to government files as well as how to read a budget and analyze polls.

Prerequisite: JOUR2700.03 and JOUR2701.03; or permission of the Instructor.
Restricted to students in: Bachelor of Journalism (Honours)