Reporting for a Digital World

JOURN X 452
An introduction to how major networks prepare the news and use digital journalism to inform the world, this course exposes you to how networks gather the news and then create content for our emerging digital universe.
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Classroom
Starting at $688.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Delve into the high skills of story selection and news judgment
  • Learn how to pitch a new story
  • Explore assignment desk operations and pre- and post-production
  • Master writing under intense pressure

About this course:

News media are shifting to a new paradigm: writing and delivering news at a digital pace for global audiences on multiple platforms, including television, desktop, or mobile phone. This course introduces you to how major networks prepare the news and use digital journalism to inform the world, becoming the biggest news websites across the globe. Journalists now collaborate more closely than ever to deliver the news on air and online if digital operations and networks want to maintain and build audiences. This means journalists must know the high skills of story selection, news judgment, pitches, assignment desk operations, pre- and post-production, and ultimately writing under intense pressure. This course exposes you to how networks gather the news and then create content for our emerging digital universe.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Reporting for a Digital World.

JOURN X 432 Reporting and Writing I strongly recommended or equivalent knowledge and consent of the instructor.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Monday 6:30PM - 9:45PM
Instructor: Mekahlo Medina
365028
Fee:
$688.00
57 days left. Enroll by Jan 14, 2019
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Notes

No meeting on January 21 or February 18. Visitors are permitted. Enrollment limited to 25 students. Enrollment deadline: January 28, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.
 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 27, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Jan 14, 2019
6:30PM - 9:45PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 203
Lecture
Mon Jan 21, 2019
6:30PM - 9:45PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 203
Lecture
Mon Jan 28, 2019
6:30PM - 9:45PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 203
Lecture
Mon Feb 4, 2019
6:30PM - 9:45PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 203
Lecture
Mon Feb 11, 2019
6:30PM - 9:45PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 203
Lecture
Mon Feb 18, 2019
6:30PM - 9:45PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 203
Lecture
Mon Feb 25, 2019
6:30PM - 9:45PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 203
Lecture
Mon Mar 4, 2019
6:30PM - 9:45PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 203
Lecture
Mon Mar 11, 2019
6:30PM - 9:45PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 203
Lecture
Mon Mar 18, 2019
6:30PM - 9:45PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 203
Lecture
Mon Mar 25, 2019
6:30PM - 9:45PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 203

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