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JOURN X 469.3
A thorough foundation in broadcast news journalism, from reporting to writing to presentation, this course covers how different types of stories fit into the context of a newscast; and broadcast standards and ethics.
Format: In-Person
Next Start Date: January 12, 2022
JOURN X 465.5
Learn to identify stories, target particular outlets, shape pitches and write stories designed for various media entities.
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JOURN 703
How to Write Like Hemingway (and speak Journalese) takes learners through Hemingway’s Four Rules of Writing and teaches the basics of news media, including spotting weak stories and conquering writer’s block.
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JOURN X 417
Advanced Journalism Certificate students acquire real-world experience while earning academic credit. For more information about prerequisites and the application process, email journalism@uclaextension.edu or call (310) 825-7093.
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JOURN X 462
For journalists, media lawyers, paralegals, and other communications professionals, this course analyzes the rights and responsibilities of the media.
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JOURN X 457.2
Discover what makes opinion writing--editorials, columns, and commentaries--stimulating, memorable, provocative, and persuasive.    
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JOURN X 440.1
An introduction to multiple topics in journalism, including news judgment, analysis, and ethics, as well as basic best practices of writing, research, and reporting. 
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JOURN X 440.2
Build on the skills, discussion, and analysis from Reporting and Writing I to take a more hands-on approach to various styles of journalism.
Format: In-Person
Next Start Date: January 4, 2022
JOURN X 440.3
This signature course culminates the learnings of Reporting and Writing I and II into a comprehensive look at what it means to work in media today and the possibilities and realities of the industry.  
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JOURN 704
Sources and Secrets reviews tips to gain sources’ trust, including insight from prize-winning journalists, and platforms available to communicate securely with sensitive sources.
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JOURN X 428
Study elements of TV journalism, concentrating on news gathering and how to cover an on-the-spot news story with cameras.
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JOURN X 439
This course develops the research, interviewing, analysis, and writing skills necessary to generate the data, anecdotes, and character details necessary to tell compelling stories.
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